Stories tagged with: Carr center cake auction

April 19, 2012 - 1:16pm
3 years 24 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
3 years 25 weeks 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
4 years 23 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
4 years 23 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
4 years 23 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...

April 22, 2010 - 4:38am
5 years 24 weeks ago

Some sweet treats head to the auction block Thursday and Friday as part of the Carr Center Cake Auction.

The People's Choice Awards for the number one cakes were voted on Wednesday night.

Thursday's winning cakes include:

1. Zane State College made by the Zane State Cullinary Arts

2. Bill's BBQ cake baker Kayla McCarty and Jenny Hannahs

3. Horsemasters 4H cake baker Bobbi Tysinger and Tammy Piatt

and the most creative incentive winner for Thursday is Kelly...

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