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Two Strike Memorial Benefits from Fundraiser

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A thermometer gauges the funds raised for the Two Strike Park Memorial.

A thermometer gauges the funds raised for the Two Strike Park Memorial.

By Mary O’KEEFE

Pancakes were flipping and coffee brewing on Saturday as hundreds of community members showed their support for the Two Strike Park Memorial.

According to the fundraiser’s organizer Lynn McGinnis, 527 tickets were sold with over $3,000 raised. An additional $1,000 was raised in donations on Saturday.

Pancake breakfast in the virtual world. Editor Robin Goldsworthy and writer Charly Shelton share a pancake breakfast with a ticket holder from Tombstone, Ariz. via Skype.

Pancake breakfast in the virtual world. Editor Robin Goldsworthy and writer Charly Shelton share a pancake breakfast with a ticket holder from Tombstone, Ariz. via Skype.

The Two Strike Park Memorial committee is raising funds to help build a memorial at the park to honor all those who have died while serving in the military. The committee needs to raise a total of $75,000 for the memorial.

For information, visit www.twostrikememorial.org or contact the American Legion at (818) 541-1336.

The next fundraiser is a 5K Run at Crescenta Valley Park on April 21.

A steady line of pancake lovers continued to show their support for the memorial by eating hundreds of pancakes.

A steady line of pancake lovers continued to show their support for the memorial by eating hundreds of pancakes.

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