Pancakes for PIE 2021
Save the Date!
December 4, 2021
7:00 am – 10 am
PIE Good Story: 2020 Pancakes for PIE
Morgan’s Tavern & Grill
Flips Out for
Pancakes for PIE to Benefit Partners In Education
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On behalf of the board of directors of Craven County Partners In Education, thank you to everyone who attended our “Pancakes for PIE” event at Morgan’s on Saturday, December 5!
Through the generosity of Candice and Adam Simmons and their staff, we served over 500 delicious pancake breakfasts (which included generous portions of pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit, orange juice, and coffee) with a total of $16,500 donated to PIE through ticket sales and sponsorships.
Mike McCoy, PIE Board President explains, “This event is an excellent opportunity for our community to show their support for Craven County Schools. Morgan’s generously donated all proceeds from the breakfast to PIE, who will use the funds to support our local schools through PIE grant programs. The Morgan’s staff gave up their Saturday morning, along with PIE volunteers consisting of teachers, school staff members, and community supporters.”
Everyone stepped up and did whatever it took to make this event work, and have fun while doing it! There was one point where we were so busy, it took the synergy of everyone working together to take the money, clean the tables, organize getting people seated, and serve the pancake plates. Then what did we do? Repeat above! It is when everyone comes together that a high energy event like this is amazingly successful!
Brandy Popp, Chair of the PIE Fund Raising Committee explains, “It is so very giving of Adam and Candice Simmons and their employees to provide the staffing, food, and venue for this event. We all know Morgan’s dishes up excellent food and our volunteers are always up for serving some ‘PIE’! We are absolutely thrilled Morgan’s hosted Pancakes for PIE and so many people came to start their day with us and then spend it in beautiful downtown New Bern!”
Darlene Brown, executive director of PIE, said, “Thank you to everyone who made this event a tremendous success: All of the businesses who so generously sponsored this event and displayed our posters in their place of business and all of the people who liked and shared our event on social media. Also, thank you to our media partners, Sun Journal, Bob 93.3, WRNS 95.1, WITN-TV, and New Bern Post for continuing to demonstrate their commitment to Partners In Education by playing a critical role in helping us get the word out through their in-kind partnership! And, of course, everyone who came out to eat delicious pancakes in support of PIE!”
Our volunteers and the staff at Morgan’s gave up their Saturday morning during the busy holiday season and made this event exceptional because together, we are partners!
Merry Christmas to you and yours!