NEW INFORMATION: Thousands served at 18th annual Breakfast in the Valley

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Thousands of people gathered together for the 18th annual Breakfast in the Valley.

The event at the Eau Claire County Expo Center wrapped up at 10 a.m. Friday. The menu included scrambled eggs, muffins, cheese, and the traditional dessert of custard, corn flakes and strawberries. The annual event also featured agricultural displays, a petting zoo and milk drinking contests. WEAU's Courtney Everett and Lindsay Veremis competed in a contest at around 8:30 a.m., and Everett won first place.

The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the event. More than 80 area businesses sponsored it. There were also more than 300 volunteers from area businesses who prepared and served the breakfast.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 18th annual Breakfast in the Valley is being held today at the Eau Claire County Expo Center until 10 a.m.

Tickets are available at the door.

Prices: $6 for adults
$2 for kids ages 3-12
Kids 2 under are free

300 Eau Claire Chamber volunteers will serving breakfast to more than 3,000 people.

The menu includes scrambled eggs with ham, cheese, onions and mushrooms, muffins, sliced cheeses, cheese curds, bananas, coffee, milk, juice and the traditional 'Breakfast in the Valley' dessert of custard, corn flakes and strawberries.

Visitors can also enjoy agricultural displays, a petting zoo, a milk drinking contest with local celebrities, and several door prize drawings.

WEAU's Courtney Everett wins a milk drinking contest at Breakfast in the Valley

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