Austintown hosts muffin breakfast for moms

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Austintown students were able to celebrate Mother's Day early at AIS's first Muffins with Mom event.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Local moms were able to enjoy breakfast with their children May 7 at AIS's first Muffins for Mom event.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Austintown Intermediate School hosted the first Muffins for Mom event May 7 where students invited their moms and grandmothers to school before classes began to enjoy breakfast together.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.On May 7 community members gathered at AIS for the school's first Muffins for Mom event.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Austintown Intermediate Students gathered before schools with their mothers and grandmothers for the schools first Muffins for Mom event.

By JESSICA HARKER

jharker@vindy.com

Austintown Intermediate School hosted the Muffins for Mom event starting on May 7.

School Principal Angel Owens said that this was the first time the school hosted the event.

“We usually hold the grandparents day and the donuts for dads event, so it was a natural step,” Owens said.

During the event, mothers brought their children to school early to enjoy breakfast together.

Assistant Principal Tim Pappagallo said that the school’s cafeteria staff worked to make breakfasts of fruit, muffins and more for the families to enjoy.

“It’s just a fun event, and a good way for moms to spend time with their kids as it gets closer to Mother’s Day,” Pappagallo said.

There was a $2 entry fee for the event, that Owens said went to the cost of the food.

Pappagallo said that more than 200 people were present for the first day of the event, which took place for three days that week.

“Our moms do an amazing job,” Owens said. “And this gives us the perfect opportunity to engage with the community.”

Owens said she expected the school to host the event annually.

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