RP pancake breakfast

Recorder Staff

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Tammy Armstrong is up, getting ready to drive a kid from Athol. It’s not a workday, though — it’s a pancake day. Armstrong headed to the church across the street from The RECOVER Project. It’s not Sunday, either — it’s Saturday and over 80 people in the community had bought tickets in advance for the big day.

By the end of the morning over 150 people, not just from Greenfield but around the community, headed to Saint James Episcopal Church for volunteer-made, freshly-whipped-up pancakes — blueberry, strawberry and chocolate chip — for the first pancake breakfast hosted by The RECOVER Project.

“You may have sat by yourself for pancake dinner,” member Armstrong said, taking a break from cooking in the church kitchen. “But then you might have met someone who’ll save your life.”

The event acted as a fundraiser for the group’s big event. The 14th annual Recovery Jam Sober Music Festival will be Sept. 30 at Camp Keewanee this year. To help throw an even better event, they hosted this pancake fundraiser and sold tickets ahead of time.

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