Again this year, we have a prestigious line up of Judges for the Old River-Winfree Founders Day Bakeoff Contest to be held October 13, 2012 at the 4th Annual Event. This event is open to boys and girls, men and women. The judges are:
- Ryan Holzaepfel, Emergency Management Coordinator and County Fire Marshall;
- Scott Peal, Chambers County Attorney;
- Constable “Butch” Bean, Constable for Precinct 4; and
- Mayor Billy Combs, Mayor of Beach City.
After the winners are announced, the highly anticipated and lively auction starts with 90% of the proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project and 20% going to the Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs Memorial Scholarship Fund. Wes graduated from Barbers Hill High School in three years and a deserving Senior there is a recipient of the Scholarship.
New this year are cash prizes to the Overall and 1st Place Winner in each category (Cake, Pie, Cupcake).
Also new this year, is the Mrs. Ethel P Ramsey Teen Excellence in Baking Award for the best Teen cook overall. Founders Day hopes to encourage our young people to continue the art of baking and baking from scratch.
The Event is Sponsored by Carnes Engineering, Inc. and has been for four (4) years in a row!
Prizes this year are:
$200 Prize and Cup Trophy for Grand Overall Champion of Bake-Off
$100 Prize and Trophy First Time Award: Mrs. Ethel P. Ramsey Teen Excellence in Baking Award
$25 Prize for Best in Cupcakes
$50 Prize for Best in Cakes
$50 Prize for Best in Pies
1st Place Prizes in each Category
The Entry Form is below OR you may go to the Old River-Winfree Founders Day website at orwfoundersday.com and click on the “Events” or “Forms” tab at the top of the page.