Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

March 1, 2014

Two events to feature Fat Tuesday pancakes

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Two Jacksonville entities will be serving pancakes on Tuesday in observance of Fat Tuesday, held the day before Lent begins.

– Gardendale Nursing and Rehab, at 1521 E. Rusk, will host a free pancake breakfast Tuesday, March 4, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. as part of its Mardi Gras celebration. The breakfast honors local first responders, volunteers and friends of the facility. Fresh hot pancakes, sausage and bacon are on the menu. To learn more, call Gardendale at 903-586-3626.

– The Bishop's Committee will be cooking pancakes beginning at 5 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church at 1000 S. Jackson St. in Jacksonville. Donations are kindly accepted, please join us.

March 5 is Ash Wednesday, with Ash Wednesday services starting at 6 p.m. in the church.