Press releaseFrom the Hendersonville Kiwanis Club:
Hendersonville, N.C.) Kicking the 67th Annual North Carolina Apple Festival off with a bang, the Hendersonville Kiwanis Club served more than one thousand breakfasts during their Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Friday, August 30.
“We’re thrilled to be the first Apple Festival event every year. We had 91 volunteers serve 1,006 meals and raise more than $6,000 for The Kiwanis Foundation," said Kiwanis President Stephanie Bagby. “The Kiwanis Foundation is a vital part of our mission in the community, funding our Shoes & Socks program, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Balfour Babies, the Eliminate project, Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs, and our annual grants to local organizations. We worked especially hard to make this year’s breakfast our biggest ever.”
The Hendersonville Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast was held at the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville. The North Carolina Apple Festival is an annual Labor Day weekend festival in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It has been Western North Carolina’s premier family festival for over 60 years.
Kiwanis is a worldwide service organization for individuals desiring personal involvement in the leadership and improvement of their communities. Their motto is "serving the children of the world." There are more than 600,000 Kiwanis members in 96 countries that make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling resources to address worldwide issues. The 150-member Hendersonville Kiwanis Club was chartered in 1922, and meets weekly at The Chariot in downtown Hendersonville. For more information, visit http://www.hendersonvillekiwanis.org/ or call (828) 393-5770.