Stories tagged with: carr center

June 22, 2015 - 4:40pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

For the next couple weeks, kids will practice safety tips at Safety Town. 

The annual Safety Town opened at Coburn United Methodist Church Monday morning and dozens of kids romped through the mini city. Safety Town program director, Bethany Schiele, said kids learn many different safety practices while at Safety Town. 

"It's kind of a supplement to school and preschool programs," she said. "There are so many things that you have to teach kids in school,...

April 23, 2015 - 8:22pm
14 weeks 3 days ago

The wait is finally over! The Carr Center Cake Auction officially kicked off Thursday.

It all started at 8:15 Thursday morning, with cakes and incentives going every fiteen minutes. Something new that was offered this year is the donor board. Kim Hosler, Executive Director of the center told us,

"Every morning, every afternoon we have the donor board going. And that board is being sponsored by four local banks for persons who don't want to be involved in the just purchasing...

April 22, 2015 - 3:25pm
14 weeks 4 days ago

The 29th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction is only a day away and preparations are well underway.

Over 350 beautiful cake creations were delivered and put into their proper places Wednesday morning. We spoke to Kim Hosler, Executive Director of the Carr Center who told us a little bit more about where the cakes come from.

"Individuals, local bakers bake them. Honestly out of town bakers bake them as well...there's a lot of really talented cake bakers in this community and they...

April 21, 2015 - 3:00pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

The annual Carr Center Cake Auction has grown this year.

Executive Director of the center, Kim Hosler, said there are more than 350 cakes and incentives in this year's auction, and with just a few days to go, the number is still growing.

"We are over last year, so we're excited about that," Hosler said. "Right now we're around 350 and that's really good. The important thing to stress though about the cake auction is that it really is all a gift to the center. All...

April 8, 2015 - 7:06am
16 weeks 5 days ago

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April 7, 2015 - 3:31pm
16 weeks 5 days ago

Whether it be small cakes or big cakes all cakes will be at Colony Square Mall later this month.

The 29th annual Carr Center Cake Auction is coming on April 23 and 24 at the mall. But the deadline to register for the auction is April 10. Executive Director of the Carr Center, Kim Hosler explained what is so special about the event.

"It's a wonderful visual event in that you can walk through them all and see hundreds of cakes," Hosler said. "Some of them are small...

April 25, 2014 - 7:21pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

After a year of planning, the 28th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction has finally come to an end.

Executive Director of the Carr Center, Kim Hosler says that they didn't quite reach last year's numbers, but she is still just as proud of the event. 365 cakes and incentives were auctioned off to lucky bidders on Friday evening.

"We didn't have as many cakes in so there weren't as many to bid on, but I have to say the packages this year were just beautiful. I think made up for...

April 21, 2014 - 4:45pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Carr Center Cake Auction is set for Thursday and Friday and there's still time to get involved.

So far the organizers say that there are 342 cakes with incentives registered for the event and they still have room for a total of 400 entries this year.

"You can still bring your cake even through you haven't registered. A cake and incentive on Wednesday that's cake check in day. We start pretty early and that's going to go until 6 o' clock on Wednesday at the Colony Square...

April 11, 2014 - 4:49pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The 28th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction is less than two weeks away and organizers are reminding you to get involved.

The deadline to get your cake and incentive into the bid booklet for this year is quickly approaching. To have your name or company featured you must send in your information by April 15.

"People can bring cakes all the way up to the last day on the 23rd and bring their cakes and incentives in, but to get into the best advertising that you can get with the...

March 7, 2014 - 6:45pm
1 year 21 weeks 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...

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