Stories tagged with: Cake Auction

April 25, 2014 - 7:21pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

After a year of planning, the 28th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction has finally come to an end.

Executive Director of the Carr Center, Kim Hosler says that they didn't quite reach last year's numbers, but she is still just as proud of the event. 365 cakes and incentives were auctioned off to lucky bidders on Friday evening.

"We didn't have as many cakes in so there weren't as many to bid on, but I have to say the packages this year were just beautiful. I think made up for...

April 24, 2014 - 8:12am
18 weeks 4 days ago

The Carr Center Cake Auction is underway.  This is the 28th edition of the event takes place at the Colony Square Mall on Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am until 6 p.m.  The event is live on A-M 1240 Radio and streaming live on whiznews.com.

April 21, 2014 - 4:45pm
18 weeks 6 days ago

The Carr Center Cake Auction is set for Thursday and Friday and there's still time to get involved.

So far the organizers say that there are 342 cakes with incentives registered for the event and they still have room for a total of 400 entries this year.

"You can still bring your cake even through you haven't registered. A cake and incentive on Wednesday that's cake check in day. We start pretty early and that's going to go until 6 o' clock on Wednesday at the Colony Square...

April 11, 2014 - 4:49pm
20 weeks 2 days ago

The 28th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction is less than two weeks away and organizers are reminding you to get involved.

The deadline to get your cake and incentive into the bid booklet for this year is quickly approaching. To have your name or company featured you must send in your information by April 15.

"People can bring cakes all the way up to the last day on the 23rd and bring their cakes and incentives in, but to get into the best advertising that you can get with the...

April 29, 2013 - 4:08pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Organizers are calling the 27th annual Carr center cake auction a huge success.

The two day event last week at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville raised more than 130,000 dollars for the Carr Center.

"We raised more per cake than we did last year, so we had to be pleased and like every year we never set a goal.Were just tickled to death to get whatever we can and this year was no exception, " Bucci said.

Auctioneer Stephen Vincent says that the event is a...

April 26, 2013 - 7:55pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The 27th Carr Center Cake Auction ended today.

The phones rang until the very end of the auction and several bids doubled in the last few minutes.

Director of the Carr Center, Kim Hosler said this weekend was very steady.

"I would say were holding our own it's not through any major thing that happened, no major giant bid has really thrown us up into our numbers its been a lot of real slow kind of average buying slow and steady wins the race. I think that's where we are...

April 24, 2013 - 10:47am
1 year 18 weeks ago

The 27th Carr Center Cake Auction starts Thursday morning on A-M 1240 radio at 8:15. But the cakes started arriving Wednesday morning at the Colony Square Mall. The cake featured in this story highlights the upcoming Alaskan Cruise hosted by Whiz's Brian Wagner through Holiday Vacations. The cake was baked by Sheena Fortner. We will feature more cakes as they arrive at the Mall.
 

April 1, 2013 - 8:21pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The two-day event which will be broadcasted on AM-1240 radio, takes place at The Colony Square Mall April 25-26. People will be able to bid on about 400 entries ranging from small homemade cakes to large professionally made cakes and all of them come with incentives.

"Some of the incentives might just be as small as a themed coffee themed basket with cups. Some of the larger incentives are sometimes for trips or for larger ticket items. Of course the sky is the limit and we're...

March 10, 2013 - 6:30pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Cub Scout Pack 121 had their 24th Annual Father-Son Cake auction at Dresden United Methodist Church. The Cub Scouts auctioned off 30 cakes to residents to raise money for their upcoming summer camp trip this August.

"We usually get a good turnout from the community to come bid on our cakes, everybody has a good time and has a lot of fun," said Cub Scouts Pack 121 Chairman Dam Riley.

The Cub Scouts were given a ribbon and a Hershey bar for participating in the bake-off....

April 27, 2012 - 4:46pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

The phones were ringing off the hook as eager buyers placed bids on beautifully decorated cakes and even sweeter incentives.

The Carr Center hosted day two of its 26th annual cake auction at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville.  Co-chair Scott Boyer said more than 200 volunteers have been working hard to make this event possible.

"The stuff we do out here on the center stage is the easy part," said Boyer.  "It's the volunteers that are behind the scenes...

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