Tuesday, February 27, 2018

FREE IHOP pancakes today.

UMMC issued the following press release.

WHAT:   IHOP® restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day in an effort to raise $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals programs nationwide. Miss Mississippi Anne Elizabeth Buys will join the celebration at the Briarwood Drive location at 5 p.m.
WHEN:   The media is invited 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, for the visit of Miss Mississippi Anne Elizabeth Buys.
WHY:      For every short stack of buttermilk pancakes served on National Pancake Day, IHOP guests are encouraged to make a voluntary contribution to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 2006, IHOP National Pancake Day has raised nearly $30 million to provide life-saving treatment, programs and medical equipment for child patients — including the more than 150,000 children treated annually at Batson Children’s Hospital. To find a local IHOP or to donate online, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.


Anonymous said...

I wish there were an IHOP in a location I feel comfortable going to.

Louis LeFleur said...

The Jackson IHop is at the intersection of the I-55 Frontage Road (west) and Briarwood Dr. If anyone in this area is afraid to go there, I can only repeat FDR: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

PittPanther said...

Couldn't possibly feel comfortable access the street from a refurbished Chili's, and also across from a brand new location for Fuddruckers and Lubys.

Stay in Madison county, go to Another Broken Egg and pay $10 for a short stack. Enjoy!

Anonymous said...

@ 9:42 You can donate from the comfort of your home via online. The link is in the announcement. There is no need for negativity.

Anonymous said...

IHOP seems to be a good company with good food and staff. Based on my positive experiences in IHOP restaurants, I tried to buy stock in the company years ago but learned that it is privately owned by essentially one family. Kudos to them for this charitable contribution. Does Waffle House a/k/a Awful House do anything like this?

Anonymous said...

I usually go to broad street and get the omelet... I will save some money and go to IHOP.

Anonymous said...

Just what our fat ass state needs-free pancakes

Anonymous said...

I go to the one on Highway 18 because it's near my home, and I always have the spinach and mushroom omelet with harvest grain pancakes. Yummy!

Anonymous said...

Your obviously one of those fondren or Northeast Jackson elites or yuppies that sends there kids to St. Andrews or some other private school that doesn't know what it's like to have to work for a living being at a real job before 10 AM.

Anonymous said...

Your obviously one of those fondren or Northeast Jackson elites or yuppies that sends there kids to St. Andrews or some other private school that doesn't know what it's like to have to work for a living being at a real job before 10 AM."

I don't know who pissed in your Cheerios but your little outburst is totally uncalled for.

First, learn the difference between "your" and "you're" (short for "you are", which is apparently what your were trying to say). (We'll ignore "there" for "their" and the fact that Fondren is capitalized - I can't repair your lifetime of ignorance before my coffee gets cold).

Second, "St. Andrew's" has a apostrophe to signify the possessive. It's not plural, and there was not more than one St. Andrew. But we'll skip that because I don't want you to get a brain hernia from trying to learn two new facts in the same day.

Third, Broad Street starts serving breakfast at 7:00. Plenty of times for us elitists who know how to handle a knife and fork to get to work by 8:00. I realize knives and forks are tricky instruments and you probably need to be careful not to injure your shovel hand, so you'd best avoid the place.

Finally, the iHOP promotion was a big hit at the frontage road location where I went. I hope it went well at the other locations too, and that the Children's Medical Network hospitals got some much-needed money.

Anonymous said...

May need work may not, but sometimes what is important is creating a flow of $ from which the cronies can drink.

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