Local pancake suppers, fundraisers, set for Shrove Tuesday

Sunset Grill locations will be selling pancakes for $1 on Shrove Tuesday, March 5, to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Sunset Grill is serving up $1 pancakes on Tuesday, March 5, in hopes of curbing cancer .

On Shrove Tuesday celebrated on March 5 this year, residents can enjoy pancakes for $1 at any Sunset Grill location while helping support a good cause.

Proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) from each pancake sold. The contribution will help fund important research, support services for patients and their families, among other initiatives provided by the Canadian Cancer Society.

Juice Concepts, Sunset Grill’s fresh juice supplier, will also donate $1 from every glass of fresh orange juice sold on Shrove Tuesday.

“It is important for us to work together as a community to contribute to the well-being of those around us,” said Angelo Christou, founder and CEO of Sunset Grill Restaurants Ltd.

Also taking place today to mark Shrove Tuesday this week are a trio of local church suppers.

The Anglican Church of St. John the Baptist Norway, 470 Woodbine Ave., will be the location for a pancake supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m.on March 5.

There will also be sausages, beverages and dessert on the menu. The supper is hosted by the 35/37 Scouts. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for children age seven and under, and $20 for families.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. For info call 416-691-4650.

Also, St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd., is hosting a pancake supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on March 5.

Sausages and real maple syrup are on the menu.

Admission is a free-will donation. For more info call 416-691-0499.

Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, 33 East Rd., also hosts a pancake supper on March 5 from 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children and their is a special family rate available.

The supper will be followed at 7 p.m. by a Putting on the Ashes service in the church’s upper level.

For info call 416-694-4081.

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