Duncanville Lions Club’s Pancake Breakfast Draws Crowds

Lions Pancake breakfast
Holt Photo

Duncanville Lions Club members work hard all year, serving the community through projects that range from low vision eye clinics to organizing the city’s Fourth of July parade. Their annual Pancake Breakfast, held the Saturday before Thanksgiving, has also become a popular community tradition.

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Lion Betty Doller welcomes guests – Holt photo

These photos from today’s pancake breakfast show Lions Club members and friends enjoying the delicious pancakes and sausage cooked by Lions Steve Davis, Dan Barkley, and Dub Guthrie, (with product support from Chubby’s). Winning ticket holders took home great prizes like Coke and Dr Pepper cartons, while two lucky winners received $25 and $50 gift certificates.

Lions pancake breakfast
Gerald & Bobby Hill with Patrick Harvey

Duncanville Lions Club

The club supports scholarships for Duncanville ISD seniors, Duncanville Outreach Ministry; and Duncanville ISD Education Foundation. They also support the Firefighters Association, Project Graduation, Special Olympics Fire Truck Pull, and other community programs. Other local events they support include the Christmas Parade, Fourth of July Parade, and Sandra Meadows Basketball Tournament.

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Lion Don McBurnett with Judy & Grady Smithey -Holt photo

Duncanville Lions Club also supports statewide charities, such as Texas Lions Camp, Leader Dogs for the Blind, and Lions Foundation. They also support Lions World Services for the Blind, Diabetes Prevention and Treatment, Habitat for Humanity, Lions Affordable Hearing Aid Project, and Low Vision Clinic. They also support Carter Blood Care, and their van was onsite for the convenience of donors during the Pancake Breakfast.

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Lions Bill Dover, Jerry Boyd, David Mills, Ray Pursley welcome guests – Holt photo

First-time visitors are invited to enjoy a free lunch and join the fun on a Stress Free Friday at Duncanville Lions Club. Meetings are 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lions Community Building, 210 Lions Trail. Vance Newland is President of the Duncanville Lions Club, and Dr. Bill Dover is first vice president. For more information, please visit DuncanvilleLionsClub.com.

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Lions President Vance Newland hands out prizes-Holt photo
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Jo Ann Holt
Jo Ann Holt is an award-winning journalist with 40+ years of experience as a writer and editor. She loves live performances, from country music concerts to Broadway musicals to community theatre productions. Holt also enjoys art and cultural festivals, and good food and wine. She’s toured Amsterdam, London, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, and various cities in Mexico but looks forward to visiting even more countries. She has traveled by boat, plane, and train, but especially likes taking long road trips across the U.S. with her husband, retired history professor Durhl Caussey. They enjoy meeting friendly people, learning about different cultures, and visiting historic sites wherever they go.