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PHOTOS: Shrove Tuesday Pancake feast

Gregg White, owner of Chris' Cakes in Pocahontas, Iowa, in the background, flips pancakes with co-worker Tim Cook, foreground, Tuesday morning for the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)1 / 7
From left, Chris Hildebrandt, Libby Olson and Desiree McIntyre react as they attempt to catch pancakes being tossed during the Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. The pancake feast is in preparation for fasting for the start of Lent today. The pancakes were made by Chris' Cakes, a pancake catering service in Pocahontas, Iowa. Curt Talley, one of three organizers for the feast, was hopeful to have more than 1,000 people for the lunch and dinner. (Sean Ryan/The Da...2 / 7
William Sorto, left, and Richie Sellers watch as a pancake flies through the air, which Sellers catches, during the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)3 / 7
Connie Warnke, right, gives a look to pancake cook Tim Cook, of Chris' Cakes of Pocahontas, Iowa, after she missed catching a pancake as Sherri Kirby, left, laughs during the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)4 / 7
Gregg White, owner of Chris' Cakes in Pocahontas, Iowa, in the background, pours batter for new pancakes with co-worker Tim Cook, foreground, for the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)5 / 7
Gregg White, owner of Chris' Cakes of Pocahontas, Iowa, in the background, flips pancakes with co-worker Tim Cook, foreground, for the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)6 / 7
Gregg White, owner of Chris' Cakes in Pocahontas, Iowa, pours pancake batter in the dispenser for the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)7 / 7

Photos from the Shrove Tuesday pancake feast at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. (Photos by Sean Ryan/Republic)

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