|Panzon's Restaurant to hold sixteen annual fundraiser to benefit Special Olympians on April 29|
For this event, the restaurant offers a taco dinner plate featuring three tacos, beans, rice, salsa and chips, and a soft drink for $10. Guacamole, cheese sauce, and alcoholic beverages are available for an additional charge. In addition, a number of items from local merchants will be raffled off during this time.
Restaurant employees donate their time and Panzon’s donates the food and all proceeds to Special Olympics. In 2011, the four-hour event raised about $7,000. This is one of the program’s two major annual fundraisers and proceeds are used to help with the cost of out-of-town Special Olympics trips.
Dinner tickets can be purchased in advance from Special Populations Director Kelly Reilly, (913) 831-3355, or are also available at the door on the day of the event until 2:30 p.m. To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under Adult and then by special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “benefit event.”