Hy-Vee Cake Designer Challenge

Posted Online: Feb. 20, 2013, 2:12 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by Hy-Vee

Just wanted to make sure you got the word that regional competition in Hy-Vee's annual Cake Designer Challenge is taking place Feb. 21 at NorthPark Mall in Davenport. Top 3 designers will advance to the finals.

A total of 27 designers from Iowa and Illinois will be designing cakes, cookies and cupcakes around themes they have chosen. Designing and decorating take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with judging and awards to follow.

Here's a story from the Cedar Rapids Gazette on yesterday's regional in Cedar Rapids.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

(More History)