Stories tagged with: carr center

March 7, 2014 - 5:45pm
1 year 48 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...

September 17, 2013 - 10:42am
2 years 20 weeks ago

The Carr Center celebrates a special week of service to the community.

Tuesday, Mayor Jeff Tilton proclaimed it National Adult Day Service week. The Carr Center provides care to adults who need a place to go when their caregiver needs to work or have time for themselves.

The center also gives the older adults a chance to interact with one another, stay active and learn new skills, like working with computers.

"We really are striving to provide person centered care,...

April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Organizers are calling the 27th annual Carr center cake auction a huge success.

The two day event last week at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville raised more than 130,000 dollars for the Carr Center.

"We raised more per cake than we did last year, so we had to be pleased and like every year we never set a goal.Were just tickled to death to get whatever we can and this year was no exception, " Bucci said.

Auctioneer Stephen Vincent says that the event is a...

April 26, 2013 - 6:55pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

The 27th Carr Center Cake Auction ended today.

The phones rang until the very end of the auction and several bids doubled in the last few minutes.

Director of the Carr Center, Kim Hosler said this weekend was very steady.

"I would say were holding our own it's not through any major thing that happened, no major giant bid has really thrown us up into our numbers its been a lot of real slow kind of average buying slow and steady wins the race. I think that's where we are...

April 22, 2013 - 4:24pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

A local center provides programs that enrich the lives of the community's youngest and oldest members.

The Carr Center is more than just a yearly cake auction, it provides programs that cater to the needs of the community. This includes education for the youth, community service projects, and adult day service for the elderly.

"In our facility we provide great intervention, entertainment,meals and snacks a wonderful activities program that allows a family member pehaps to...

December 15, 2012 - 7:20pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

A Zanesville father is hoping his music can bring some Christmas cheer to the Carr Center.

WHIZ's Kelly Choate spoke to one dedicated dad about his daughter's journey with autism.

To order your copy of "O Holy Night", you can visit:

April 26, 2012 - 10:10am
3 years 40 weeks ago

The first official day of the Carr Center Cake Auction kicked off on Thursday.

Highlighted at Thursday's auction were the first place winners of the "People's Choice Award".

The two winning cakes were made by the Cakery Company for it's Lego design and Sheena's Sweets for it's design featuring Disney's Lady and The Tramp.

"As you can see there are literally 380 to 400 cakes that are beautifully decorated, so uniquely," said Executive Director...

September 18, 2011 - 7:43pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

If you can bring it, you can show it.

It was a first for the Carr Center and Zanesville and Western Scenic Railroad. The Scenic Railroad is a fairly new organization in the area. It provides tourist train rides along the historic rail line known as Glass Rock Spur. Looking for a chance to spread the word they teamed-up Sunday with the Carr Center for a joint Charity Car Show.

"They're already known in the area where we are just a start-up organization," said Vice...

August 1, 2011 - 4:20pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Golfers are teeing off to support local youth programs.

It might look like a typical day at Longaberger Golf Club, but proceeds from Monday's tournament will benefit the Carr Center.  Executive Director John Hajjar said the speech therapy, safety town and special riders programs will receive assistance.

"It's just nice to see that money is being raised to help us to keep giving these programs so the kids can have something," said Hajjar.

Hajjar says the...

May 25, 2011 - 1:46pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Carr Center is gearing up for this years Safety Town in Zanesville...And sessions are already filling up.

Little ones will learn fire, traffic, bike safety and more. Service Coordinator at the Carr Center, Jenni Masterson guarantees your child will not only learn, but have fun.

"They love it, alot of these kids have never ridden on a bus before, they get to see a fire truck up close," said Masterson. "The firemen show them there whole...

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