Kiwanis Club of Oswego hosting breakfast raffle and virtual pancake flip-off

February 2021 was supposed to be the fifth annual Oswego Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Oswego Police Explorer Post 2535 and the Kiwanis Club of Oswego. But because of COVID-19, this year’s event is going virtual with a livestreamed pancake flip-off and raffle with a grand prize of $2,021.

At 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, there will be a Facebook Live event that includes a pancake-flipping contest with everyone’s favorite Kendall County law enforcement leaders and a live drawing of the raffle prize winners.

Flip your luck in 2021 by buying a ticket. Raffle tickets cost $20 and only 500 tickets will be sold. In addition to the grand prize of $2,021, there will be a second prize of a $500 Meijer gift card and a third prize of a pancake extravaganza basket valued at more than $150. Tickets are available through Kiwanis Club members, Police Explorer Post members or online via Eventbrite at

The pancake flip-off contestants include Oswego Police Chief Jeff Burgner, Montgomery Police Chief Phil Smith, Yorkville Police Chief Jim Jensen, Plano Police Chief Jon Whowell and reigning pancake flip-off champion, Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird.

The flip-off will be a Facebook Live event on the Oswego Pancake Breakfast Facebook Page. Make sure to like the page for updates. The raffle winners will be announced after the pancake flip-off during the live event.