Annual Senior Breakfast kicks off Oktoberfest 2022

LA CROSSE (WKBT)– Area seniors have been festing all day long.

They packed the Downtown Fest Grounds early this morning for the annual Senior Breakfast.

The event has been hosted by WIZM Radio for more than 30 years, but this morning was the first time in two years the breakfast drew a big crowd.

“We didn’t have it last year at all right and then last year there were some COVID–not restrictions, but concerns, so we had a smaller crowd,” said Jean Taylor, operations manager at Midwest Family Broadcasting. “I think we’re gonna have a great crowd this morning.”

Volunteers from Altra Federal Credit Union helped serve food to more than 600 people.

The Oktoberfest Royal Family and performer Dr. Rock also made an appearance.

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