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VAN WERT - The Van Wert Service Club would like to announce its annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast fundraising event will be held Saturday, May 4, in the Van Wert High School commons. The event will run from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast is the first of two fundraising events in which the club is involved in each year. The money raised during the breakfast event is used to fund many worthwhile projects and activities in the Van Wert community. The Service Club finances several countywide speech and hearing projects, including the Thomas Edison Speech & Hearing Center and the Van Wert County Summer Speech program.

In years past, the club has provided speech amplification units in the Van Wert, Lincolnview, Crestview, and St. Mary's school systems.

The Service Club also supports the following projects, activities, and organizations: Van Wert High School Service Pack, Van Wert Youth Baseball, Van Wert County Junior Fair, Van Wert County Junior Achievement, Buckeye Boys & Girls State, the R.K. Thompson Self Reliance Award program, Van Wert County United Way, Community Health Professionals, Van Wert County Historical Society, Van Wert City Educator Endowment Fund, Van Wert D.A.R.E. program, Van Wert Youth Football, Salvation Army, Van Wert County 4-H, Wee Care Day Care, and Van Wert area Boy Scouts of America.

Service Club members would like to invite everyone to join them at this year's event. Adult tickets are $7 and children's tickets are $3. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from any Service Club member. For more information, please email: