To spread the word about National Pancake Day, several Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ celebrity supporters have joined forces to “wake up” fans and encourage them to seek out free pancakes on
National Pancake Day is also an exciting date for participants in IHOP’s “Stacks For Good Acts” online contest, which invites good Samaritans to submit a story of 250 words or less about a good deed they or someone they know did in 2011. The author of the winning entry, who will be announced on National Pancake Day, will receive free pancakes for one year (defined as one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes per day for 365 days). Entries will be judged on emotional impact, originality and entertainment value, and they can be submitted anytime at IHOPPancakeDay.com between now and the end of the contest at
On National Pancake Day,
For more information about National Pancake Day, to find a local IHOP, or to donate to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, please visitwww.IHOPPancakeDay.com.
For 53 years, the IHOP family restaurant chain has served its world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages. IHOP offers its guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. As of
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NOTE TO EDITORS: Pancake Day is a tradition that dates back several centuries to when the English prepped for fasting during Lent. Strict rules prohibited the eating of all dairy products during Lent, so pancakes were made to use up the supply of eggs, milk, butter and other dairy products…hence the name Pancake Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday. To allow for a full month of fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, IHOP’s National Pancake Day will take place a week after Shrove Tuesday, on