Stories tagged with: Kim Hosler

April 23, 2015 - 8:22pm
3 days 14 hours 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
4 days 19 hours 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
5 days 19 hours 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 7, 2015 - 3:31pm
2 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...

September 12, 2014 - 5:35pm
32 weeks 2 days ago

The chilly weather didn't keep golfers from coming out to Vista View Golf Course to support a great organization Friday.

The Carr Center has been apart of the community for almost 60 years now serving children with disabilities and seniors. Executive Director of the Carr Center Kim Hosler says that the money raised today benefits their programs.

"It benefits the youth services department of the Carr Center. Those programs are the toddler enrichment program, we provide...

June 9, 2014 - 10:11pm
45 weeks 6 days ago

Area youth are taking a stroll through Safety Town.

The Carr Center is hosting its first summer session this week at Coburn United Methodist Church. Students at Safety Town will get to learn about finger printing, stranger danger, as well as water, fire, and traffic safety.
 

"I think you have to start at a very early age, and I think it always helps these kids to hear it from somebody besides Mom and Dad," said Carr Center Executive Director Kim Hosler...

March 7, 2014 - 6:45pm
1 year 7 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 - 11:42am
1 year 31 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 26, 2013 - 7:55pm
2 years 18 hours 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 - 5:24pm
2 years 4 days 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...

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