2013 Grand Champion Hanna Fleharty's White Cake with Raspberry-Almond Filling. Photo by Phil Grout.

2013 Grand Champion Hanna Fleharty’s White Cake with Raspberry-Almond Filling. Photo by Phil Grout.

Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair Cake Auction lures in incredible baking talent and generosity. Where else can a spice cake bring in $3,400? Champion bakers and generous buyers over the years are noted below:

2014
Grand Champion: Grant Laney
Cake: Orange Buttercream Spice Cake
Buyer: Mike Laney, baker’s father, owner M.T. Laney Co., construction company, for $3,400

2013
Grand Champion:  Hanna Fleharty
Cake: White Cake with
Raspberry-Almond Filling
Buyer: Ben’s Rental for $1,400

2012
Grand Champion: Grant Laney
Cake: Apple Mountain Dew Pie with Pecans and Lemon Crust
Buyer: Ben’s Rental for $1,400

The 117th Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair runs from August 1 to 8 at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster.
Back by popular demand are events:
Racing Pigs • Wild West Night • Car Demolition Derby • Lawn Mower Racing • Tractor Pull • Chain Saw Carver
This year’s highlights include:
Robotic Contest:  Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open Mic Night:  Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.
Food Exhibit Judging: Aug. 5 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cake Auction:  Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
Closing Day Band & Concert:  Aug. 8, gates open 5:30, band at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m.

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