East Aurora High students aid Aurora Noon Lions

  • About 30 East Aurora High School students pose for a photo while volunteering at the Aurora Noon Lions Club's annual "Great Pumpkin" Halloween pancake breakfast fundraiser. The students represented the DECA Club and Naval Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets.

    About 30 East Aurora High School students pose for a photo while volunteering at the Aurora Noon Lions Club's annual "Great Pumpkin" Halloween pancake breakfast fundraiser. The students represented the DECA Club and Naval Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets. Courtesy of Al Benson

  • East Aurora High School student Kelly Gonzalez delivers plates at the Aurora Noon Lions Club's annual "Great Pumpkin" Halloween pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 30, at Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center in Aurora.

    East Aurora High School student Kelly Gonzalez delivers plates at the Aurora Noon Lions Club's annual "Great Pumpkin" Halloween pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 30, at Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center in Aurora. Courtesy of Al Benson

 
 
Updated 11/3/2021 5:54 PM

About 30 East Aurora High School students volunteered at the Aurora Noon Lions Club's annual "Great Pumpkin" Halloween pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 30.

The event was held at Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center in Aurora.

 

Tomcat students. some in holiday costumes, represented the DECA Club and Naval Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets.

Led by DECA adviser Mark Lyons, NJROTC Naval science instructor Chief Gerald Good and petty officer first class William Moore, students served food, cleared tables and supervised a children's bag toss game.

A stuffed toy Lion was awarded to a child in a random drawing.

Proceeds will benefit Lions' programs to aid vision- and hearing-impaired persons.

The menu included all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, mini doughnuts, orange juice and coffee or milk.

Founded in 1922, Aurora Noon Lions Club is planning its centennial celebration for 2022.

The club is open to men and women interested in community service.

The club meets on the first and third Mondays at Luigi's Pizza, 732 Prairie St. in Aurora. Call (630) 892-8045 for more information.

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