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The Hub / Grand Marais Senior Center pancake breakfast fundraiser raises over $1600

Jun 22, 2023 11:19AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Community members gather for fellowship and a delicious breakfast at The Hub for a pancake breakfast fundraiser 

By Laura Durenberger-Grunow - Boreal Community Media - June 22, 2023

On Saturday, June 17, 2023, The Hub/Grand Marais Community Center hosted a pancake breakfast to raise money for the organization's operating costs which are not usually covered by grants and other funds. 

Recently, The Hub received an offer for a $5000.00 donation match from a generous donor, so any donation received is doubled. 

Chris Bautch, Program and Activities Director at The Hub, told Boreal Community Media that the pancake breakfast "Went really well."

The organization ended up raising $1681.00 at the fundraiser, and 145 community members got to enjoy fellowship and a hearty breakfast. 

In addition to the breakfast, there was a station for kids and adults to make cards. Being that the breakfast happened on Father's Day weekend, it was a great opportunity for community members to create something for the father-figure in their lives. 

"It was fun seeing people enjoying themselves visiting with others and watching the kids get involved making Father's Day cards," she said. 

Before the pancake fundraiser, The Hub had raised $1,083.00, meaning their total after the event comes to $3099.72, or halfway to their goal of $5,000.00.

 If you're interested in learning more about The Hub or to donate, visit:

Here are some photos from the event:

 Chris Bautch making sure coffee supplies are well stocked

 Making homemade pancakes

 Pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, and coffee were all on the menu

Making cards

 Matching donation status after funds from the pancake breakfast were added


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