Pancake day

 Chickasha Optimist always serve up a platter of pancakes on the Friday closest to Ground Hog Day, and this year is no different.
 Friday, February 3rd, local Optimist Club members will be up early and firing up their pancake grills. They will be flipping about a thousand pancakes for anyone wanting to swing by the First Baptist Church from 6 am to 1 pm.
 Pancakes, a single, short stack or tall stack, whatever you would like will be waiting for you. Accompanied by some ground hog (sausage), butter, syrup, coffee, orange juice or water, just come eat your fill.
 If you can’t make it in, just give them a call and they will deliver an order for you and your family or friends or business associates. (Minimum order may be required for delivery)
 The 22 local members of the Chickasha Optimist Club consider this their longest running fund raiser and the funds are use for a variety of projects.
 The main project funds are invested in is Project Graduation, a after graduation party for Chickasha Seniors and their guests. Food, fun, music, games and prizes keep the graduates busy and out of trouble while celebrating their scholastic accomplishments.
 Other projects are college scholarships and several thousand dollars are given away each year.
 The other fundraiser is the Christmas Carrol Run held the first of December each year.
 The Optimist Club slogan is “Friend of Youth” and the Chickasha Optimist Club helps in many endeavors that involve local youth. All funds raised by the members is used locally.
 Your plate of thin round batter bread grilled to a golden brown slathered in butter and sweet syrup will be waiting on you on friday. Tickets are $7 each. Pre-orders are welcome, just call Ross Seed at 405-224-2222 or Van Dyke Mechanical at 405-224-2665.
 The Chickasha Optimist Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Holiday Inn Express.