Stories tagged with: Carr center cake auction

April 23, 2014 - 9:51pm
17 weeks 6 days ago

The Carr Center Cake Auction kicks off Thursday at 8 a.m. and will last for two days.

Hundreds of cakes arrived Wednesday at the Colony Square Mall for this year's cake auction. Crowds gathered to view around 400 entries. People were also able to vote for the people's choice awards and the winners are,

Thursday's Winners:

1st Place, The Times Recorder, Baker Shala Hennessey

2nd Place, Wal-Mart North, Bakers Leisha & Lisa, Wal-Mart Bakery

3rd Place, Roberta's...

April 23, 2014 - 12:41pm
17 weeks 6 days ago

 The Carr Center Cake Auction kicks off Thursday at 8 am. Today bakers and sponsors were busy checking in their decadent cakes and registering. You can check in until 6pm. WHIZ's Miriah Turner stopped by to see which busy bakers would be willing to chat. Find out more tonight on WHIZ News at 6pm.

From 6pm-9pm Wednesday evening is the people's choice awards. Stop on by! 

The Carr Center Cake Auction will be broadcast LIVE on AM1240 and also on our website.

April 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The 27th annual Carr Center Cake Auction is officially underway.

The cake auction table at Colony Square Mall has been up and running since 8:15 Thursday Morning. One fourth of the cakes were already auctioned off by noon. Volunteers say that the day started off strong.

"We've been very busy, were up a couple thousand dollars from where we were last year at this time. The phone calls have been coming in people and people at the mall have been bidding its been a great start,...

April 24, 2013 - 6:26pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Hundreds of cakes have arrived at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville for the Carr Center Cake Auction. WHIZ's Courtney Wheaton is live with more information about the two day event.

The 27th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction set up for the event today. There are over 200 people volunteering to help with the auction and over 400 cakes and companies registered to participate. Tami Porter, Outreach Coordinator for Foxfire Schools, came to volunteer with some of her students. She says that...

April 27, 2012 - 8:15pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

The 26th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction is in the books, and there is a lot to celebrate.

This year's Cake Auction raised roughly $140,000-- nearly $10,000 more than last year.

Carr Center Executive Director, John Hajjar is pleased to have raised more money with less cakes than in years past.

"They just come out here in droves, they bid and bid, and as we've been saying, it's a wonderful combination, or perfect mixture of bakers bidders and buyers," said Hajjar...

April 26, 2012 - 11:10am
2 years 17 weeks ago

The first official day of the Carr Center Cake Auction kicked off on Thursday.

Highlighted at Thursday's auction were the first place winners of the "People's Choice Award".

The two winning cakes were made by the Cakery Company for it's Lego design and Sheena's Sweets for it's design featuring Disney's Lady and The Tramp.

"As you can see there are literally 380 to 400 cakes that are beautifully decorated, so uniquely," said Executive Director...

April 25, 2012 - 4:50pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Colony Square Mall in Zanesville was filling up with sweet treats on Wednesday...

The Carr Center is hosting its 26th Annual Cake Auction beginning Thursday. Committee member Yvonne Factor said all the bakers brought in their creations and set up shop Wednesday afternoon.

"All the cake bakers are bringing in their cakes, and we have almost 400 cakes, sponsors, that are participating this year, and that's very exciting," said Factor.

The auction itself will take...

April 19, 2012 - 1:16pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

We're one week away from the 26th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction, and event organizers are looking for more cakes.

The auction takes place next Thursday and Friday at the Colony Square Mall.

Thursday, event organizers met at the Carr Center to finalize their plans.

Cake Auction Chairman Scott Boyer said cake donations are down this year, but he's hopeful that donations will pick up before the deadline next Wednesday.

"We're a little bit behind, but you know, we...

April 9, 2012 - 4:35pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

It's that time of year again for bakers, bidders and buyers...

The Carr Center is holding its 26th Annual Cake Auction this month. Executive Director John Hajjar said proceeds from the auction cover about one-fourth of the center's annual budget.

"It's usually well north of 100 thousand dollars that we raise. We don't set a goal, so that we don't disappoint anyone, but we certainly think that this year will be a wonderful year," said Hajjar.

The Carr Center is...

April 28, 2011 - 9:32pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

The Carr Center Cake Auction brought in nearly 50,000 dollars Thursday.

The first day total was 48,120 dollars. The Colony Square Mall was packed with spectators for the auction.

"The people have come out in numbers. The bidding is spirited. It's generous and once again the community of Zanesville has proven themselves to be very supportive of the Carr Center," said John Hajjar, Executive Director, Carr Center

Volunteer Tracy Murphy's grandfather...

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