The event served roughly 3000 people, ranging from families to coaches. Pancakes and sausages with coffee, tea, or apple juice were priced at 4 dollars per person. The event was staffed with 50 volunteers that came from Kiwanis Club, CMHS’ own KEY Club and even members from OCC. It was a nonprofit event that was funded by AYSO, the American Youth Soccer Organization, and according to Kiwanis member Greg Dennis, “It’s a great assistance to the community and we’ve been doing it for twenty years.”
The event was also full of things other than pancakes. There were booths with prizes, snack shops and they were even taking pictures of the kids who were on the soccer teams. According to customers, such as John and Kelen Woung, “It’s organized, pancakes are good, sausages are good, but there is no water.” The food was said to have tasted marvelous and there were even a few quotes that said the pancakes rivaled those of IHOP’s.
Victor Acosta, former student of the school, stated, “I’m surprised that this many people showed up. It’s a way for a family to spend some quality time together.”
Every family who was interviewed enjoyed the event such as the Esperanza family who said, “It pleases me with what they have done here.” The quote sums up the day, in which families everywhere were laughing and talking with their friends and loved ones.