The Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club will be serving their all-you-can-eat Kiwanis pancakes, delicious Jones Sausages, coffee, milk and orange juice on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Old Armory, 146 W. North Street, in downtown Whitewater. For just $5 in advance and $6 at the door, people can enjoy a delicious meal and help the Kiwanis Club raise funds for many worthy projects in the community.
Tickets for the breakfast will be available at PremierBank, First Citizen's State Bank, and Fort Community Credit Union-Whitewater. They can also be purchased from any Whitewater Kiwanian. Tickets for the breakfast are a $5 donation per person in advance and $6 at the Whitewater Armory the day of the event (with pre-school children FREE).
Lorrie Koppein, president of the Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club, said, “I always look forward to our pancake event, where so many people enjoy great pancakes and help out the children in our community at the same time.”
Kiwanis thanks all of the sponsors who help make the breakfast possible with donations of products and services, including: City of Whitewater Parks & Recreation, Dalee Water Conditioning, D.L.K. Enterprises Inc., First Citizens State Bank, Jessica’s Family Restaurant, Milton Propane Inc., PremierBank, Second Salem Brewing Company, Studio 84, Gus’ Pizza, and Whitewater Manufacturing.
The Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club is made up of dedicated volunteers who help children in the Whitewater community and the world, all with 100 percent of funds raised going directly to projects and zero to administrative costs. Each year, the club distributes approximately $20,000, with over half going to the Whitewater Unified School District, including Ferradermis, ELL Summer School Transportation, shoes for students, Badger Boys State and Badger Girls State, and scholarships. Kiwanis helped to build and maintain the Flowing Well Shelter, the shelter and accessible playground at Starin Park and Treyton’s Field of Dreams, the WHS football field lights and press box, as well as adopting a highway to clean up. In addition, the group donates to the Whitewater Youth Soccer Club, the Friends of the Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center Family Partnership Fund, the Whitewater Food Pantry, Bethel House and more.
Funds are raised through annual Pancake Breakfasts that have been served continuously since the 1950s, the Discover Whitewater Series Half-Marathon Pancake Breakfast since it began, and yearly poinsettia and lily plant sales. More information can be found on the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club Facebook page.