• August 21, 2014

Scouts serve pancakes for fundraiser

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Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014 4:30 am

The Apple Gold Group, a franchise of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, partnered with local Boy Scout Troop 258 to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday.

All proceeds raised will go toward funding the troop’s summer trip to Hale Scout Camp in Talihina, Okla.

Applebee’s partners with local nonprofit organizations as a way to raise money for their causes. From ticket sales to event-day staff, the breakfasts are managed by the nonprofit organization with the assistance of Applebee’s employee volunteers.

More than 20 people stopped by the Cove Applebee’s to lend their support while Scouts served them a breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages and a beverage.

“I really had fun serving people. Plus Applebee’s has the best sausage I ever tasted,” said Scout Christian Light, 13.

This isn’t the troops’ first time in the fundraising rodeo. Every six months as the troops’ schedule allows, they hold fundraisers that range from bake sales to car washes. This is the first time Troop 258 held a fundraiser at Applebee’s.

“This is great that the boys are doing this.” said Robin Schultz, the event’s organizer. “Plus Applebee’s is awesome with helping us out with this. They have been nothing short of amazing.”

Scoutmaster James Light agreed.

“Partnering with Applebees was great and we are grateful for them helping us with this fundraiser,” he said. “Yet what I most enjoy is the boys learning to provide for their own way.”

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