By Mary Sisk
Rock River Current
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The fourth annual fundraiser will be held at Bessie’s Diner, located at 1716 West Airport Road, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.
The event will include a buffet of pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice. Participants will also have the opportunity to see new and vintage planes up close.
Tickets for a discovery flight with a certified flight instructor are available for purchase as well. Flights can be purchased the day of the event on a first come, first serve basis.
“We’re taking the pancake breakfast to the next level,” Melita Jensen, general manager at Bessie’s Diner, said in a news release. “We can’t wait to welcome families out to enjoy their breakfast with spectacular views right up next to some super cool planes.”
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The proceeds will be donated to Caritas Community Resource Center, an organization offering access to a food pantry and many other services for those in need.
Know before you go
Ticket prices: $12 adult pre-sale | $14 adult at the door | $6 ages 4-10 | ages 3 and young free | In-flight command pilots will receive a complimentary meal.
Where to buy: tickets can be purchased online or at the door.