Stories tagged with: cakes

March 7, 2014 - 6:45pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

Planning for the 28th Carr Center Cake auction is already underway and organizers are asking you to get involved.

Each year the center puts on the cake auction to raise money for their ten youth and senior based programs. Executive Director of the center, Kim Hosler says the money helps the center to provide the best service for their guests who participate in the educational workshops.

"The one community knows us for the best is the speech therapy program and we take...

April 1, 2013 - 8:21pm
1 year 14 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 17 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 21, 2010 - 5:51pm
4 years 12 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...

April 20, 2010 - 5:28pm
4 years 12 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 11, 2010 - 5:19pm
4 years 13 weeks ago


Cub Scouts in Duncan Falls are cooking up something sweet to eat.

Fathers and their Cub Scouts of Pack 137 were slaving away in the kitchen to create a tasty and creative cake for the annual Father and Son Cake Bake. Creating these crafty cakes is no easy task.

"Well I would say probably six hours or better by the time you bake the cake and you have to let it cool and icing it and everything on the cake has to be edible, no matter anything on the cake has to be...

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