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Chair for “World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast” Announced

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Springfield announcing the chair of it’s annual “World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast” Thursday morning.

MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren has been named chair for the 2013 event.

MGM Springfield President and Chief Operating Officer Bill Hornbuckle accepted the honor on Murren’s behalf Thursday at a gathering at One Financial Plaza.

Hornbuckle says it was an exciting way to continue involvement in the Springfield community.

The actual breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, May 11.

Volunteers will be handing out pancakes, bacon, coffee and other beverages starting at 8 a.m. along Main Street in downtown Springfield.