Stories tagged with: Carr center cake auction

April 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
50 weeks 5 days 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
50 weeks 6 days 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
1 year 50 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
1 year 50 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
1 year 50 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
1 year 51 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 6 days 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
2 years 50 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...

April 26, 2011 - 5:44pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

One local baker is finishing up the final touches of her latest creations for the 25th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction.

Owner Beth Hayes of "In Good Taste Bakery" on Putnam Avenue said she made 14 cakes for it this year. She said some range from really simple designs to others that are very intricate.

"Sometimes they come in and know exactly what they want and that's great and other times they're really not sure and we work together to figure it out and come...

April 25, 2011 - 11:28am
2 years 50 weeks ago

The Carr Center is set to celebrate a silver anniversary as their annual cake auction reaches a milestone.

In it's 25th year hundreds of cakes hit the auction block Thursday and Friday. While the tables at the Colony Square Mall may be empty now by Wednesday night they'll be littered with cakes as the People's Choice Awards take place.

"It's a great family event," said Executive Director of the Carr Center John Hajjar. "If moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas...

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