Stories tagged with: Cake Auction

April 22, 2010 - 5:10pm
3 years 51 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
3 years 51 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 20, 2010 - 5:28pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

One local bakery is swamped, preparing 70 cakes for the Carr Center Cake Auction. The community-wide event takes place this Thursday and Friday.

There were spatulas whipping icing frantically, cake pans twirling, and lots of movement in Riesbeck's Pick 'N' Save Bakery as four workers take on 70 cakes, but with about 90 years of experience, they say they're ready to take the challenge on.

"It's only once a year. I think we can handle it. It's worthwhile, " says cake...

April 7, 2010 - 5:33pm
4 years 1 week ago

Are you ready for a community tradition?

The Carr Center Cake Auction is just only two weeks away. If you're still interested in donating a cake with incentives, there's still time. The center just extended its deadline to April 14th, and Executive Director, Anna Oertel, says more cakes are needed.

"It's huge for us. We wouldn't be here without it for sure. We've been very fortunate. This is the 24th years for the Cake Auction, and it provides us with about 25% of our...

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