Stories tagged with: Sertoma Pancake Day

November 18, 2015 - 6:13pm
35 weeks 6 days ago

The local community got their fill of flap jacks Wednesday.

Sertoma Pancake Day continued until 7 p.m. and they saw quite the crowd but Sertoma Pancake Day Co- Chair Russell Taylor said that after this many years serving hot-cakes at this capacity, it's not problem for the club..

"This is roughly the 56th year we've done this and it's been so well refined over the years, it's almost like a cake walk," said Taylor.

Tickets are just $8.00 at the doors and it grants...

November 19, 2014 - 5:33pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

Each year thousands of people from around the area congregate at Secrest Auditorium for the annual Sertoma Pancake Day.

"I feel like it's kinda like a tradition in Zanesville," Evan Smith said.

He declares it's Pancake Day, and it's a tradition that's uniquely Zanesville. Sertoma member and Muskingum County Commissioner Jerry Lavy agreed.

"You have to eat pancakes on Pancake Day that's right, absolutely," said Lavy.

Each year on the third Wednesday...

November 20, 2013 - 2:01pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Local officials got in the pancake eating spirit Wednesday at Sertoma Pancake Day.

The five selected had just two minutes to eat as many pancakes as possible. In the end it was Sheriff Matt Lutz who took home the pancake eating prize, eating five flapjacks.

Sheriff Lutz said there was some strategy for the event.

"I told everyone coming into this that I don't know this was a contest I really wanted to win," Lutz joked. "I just knew that we had plastic...

November 14, 2012 - 11:19am
3 years 36 weeks ago

It's Sertoma Pancake Day in Zanesville and already more than 1,000 people have filtered through the doors of Secrest Auditorium.

The doors opened on the 52nd Annual event at 6a.m Wednesday morning. People were lined up for the taste of all the pancakes they could eat along with sides of sausage and orange juice.

"It's a tradition. It's one of the longest and best traditions in Zanesville," said Sertoma Member Randy Coconis. "It happens in downtown Zanesville and it...

November 13, 2012 - 11:19am
3 years 36 weeks ago

The annual Sertoma Pancake Day is set for Wednesday, November 14th, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Secrest Auditorium. Event Co-Chair Russell Taylor said this is the 52nd year for the all-you-can-eat event.

"It starts months in advance. Thank God we have a program we go by every year... So it helps us, so it shouldn't be too much work to do, but it can be hectic at times."

Tickets are $7 in advance from various businesses throughout the county, or $8 at the door. Taylor said...

November 16, 2011 - 11:15pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

The rain didn't stop people from pouring into Secrest Auditorium for a stack of flapjacks.

For 51 years, Sertoma Pancake Day has been a family tradition in Zanesville.  About 6,000 people were expected to eat 51 cases of pancake mix and 1,800 pounds of sausage.  Trenda Ribble and Sandra Rosenberger brought their 91-year-old mother with them to spend some quality time together.

"My mother's uncle was in this big-time, and we have been here ever since he served...

November 15, 2011 - 11:30am
4 years 36 weeks ago

The delicious smell of pancakes will once again float through the air at Secrest Auditorium.

Wednesday November 16 is Sertoma Pancake Day in Zanesville. For 51 years the organization has been serving up the all you can eat flapjacks along with a side of sausage and orange juice. In preparation food was being delivered on Tuesday and tables set up for the big event.

"It starts months ahead of time just getting everything together and everything ordered," said Co-chair...

November 1, 2011 - 6:50pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

If you plan on attending this year's Sertoma Pancake Day in Zanesville, you'll be sitting at brand new tables thanks to a generous donation.

The Sertoma Club purchased 60 tables for Secrest Auditorium to help seat more people during fundraiser events.  Club member Dick McClelland said it was time to replace the tables.

"If you had seen the old tables, you would think that they will help a great deal," said McClelland.

McClelland said his goal is to support...

November 15, 2009 - 7:43pm
6 years 36 weeks ago

Get your appetite ready.... this Wednesday is Sertoma Pancake Day at Secrest Auditorium.

Thousands of people are expected to fill Secrest Auditorium throughout the day for all-you-can-eat pancakes. Doors open at 6 AM and pancakes will be served until 7 PM Wednesday night. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. All the proceeds will stay local and help different organizations in our community.


Katie Jeffries


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