Stories tagged with: carr center

April 22, 2010 - 5:10pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

The annual Carr Center Cake Auction is well on its way to a successful year.

Nearly half the 410 cakes now have new homes with owners excited about the prizes they've won.

"Everything's going fine," said Carr Center Executive Director Anna Oertel. "We're about on track to where we were this time last year. The energy is fabulous. People are calling in all the time. We've even got more people bringing out cakes today. So things are going well."

The final...

April 21, 2010 - 9:29pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Area residents were able to get their first peek at the sweet treats up for grabs at the Carr Center Cake Auction.

Tonight's crowd got the chance to vote for their favorite out of 415 cakes.

"They get bigger, more detailed, more elaborate," said Karen Maniaci. "There is just so much detail in them. It's just hours and hours of work I'm sure."

"They're really crazy," said Stacee Chesnik. "I know a lot of people spent a lot of time on them....

April 21, 2010 - 5:51pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Hundreds of cakes are lining rows of tables inside the Colony Square Mall.

They range from Disney characters and fun at the pool to Thomas the Tank Engine.

"Every year, I'm more surprised at the creativity and the talent out there in our community. It's really neat to see them come in, " says Carr Center Executive Director, Anna Oertel.

About 250 volunteers were helping cart cakes, sign them in, and place them on the tables for all eyes to see.

It's the Carr...

October 6, 2009 - 8:04pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

One local restaurant is helping families around the area, who might not even know it.

The Bob Evans restaurant on Underwood Street held a fundraiser tonight, donating fifteen-percent of it's proceeds to the Carr Center's speech therapy program.

"We try to make those programs as affordable to parents as possible," said Jenny Sampson of the Carr Center. "With fundraisers such as this one, we will be able to continue to do that. We don't really have a goal in mind, we...

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