Baking cakes to raise some roofs. Real roofs on actual houses. The Hernando County Habitat for Humanity held their fifth annual fundraiser to put extra roofs on more homes.
This 12 months’ solid of celebrity bakers added their satisfactory cakes.
Before the showcase of celebrity talent, attendees whet their appetites at the Cake Auction where they sampled and bid to take domestic the fine of the home-baked specialties from personal submissions. For $1, cake-tasters should attain a generous shot of milk, which paired flawlessly with any of the desserts up for a sample.
The nighttime wasn’t all approximately cake.
Real households were in attendance, families who have recently moved into houses made viable by way of Habitat for Humanity. Danielle Ford turned into paying seventy-three % of her income in the lease, afforded by 4 component-time jobs when she applied to Habitat for Humanity. Today, she and her Veteran husband are finally owners.
Carol Shad stated without a doubt, “God has blessed me with a fortress on Earth.”
Tiwanna Holland spoke about younger choices, a daughter she loves, and eventually, a home they can name their personal. Holland currently works with kids to broaden existence competencies.
Each of them beamed with delight in their accomplishment. Habitat for Humanity is the epitome of a ‘hand up’ over a ‘hand-out.’ Each house owner participates inside the creation of their home.
Master of Ceremonies Billy Healis and Habitat for Humanity Assistant Executive Director Cindy Murphy began the introductions of the celebrity bakers, all whilst taking part in the time at the degree.
Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis become the first on the degree together with his K-9 cake in staggering bushy detail. There changed into additionally a unique guest appearance through K-9 Deputy Justice and his partner Stephen Miller.
No phrase on what came about to the conventional concoction of eggs, flour and frosting, baked by way of Hits 106 personalities Marvelous Marvin and John Kelly. But they did score some cash with a collection of Dewar’s scotch, a giant flask, and some nice coupons and present certificates.
The Honorable Kurt Hitzemann reminded us all that time flies, but you may as well poke amusing at it. None folks are becoming out of here alive.
Newly elected County Clerk and Comptroller Doug Chorvat proudly displayed the seal of his office on a completely-official searching sheet cake. True to his apron, Chorvat did teach the group a way to “Dougie.”
Speaking of houses, the Hardy Team became in the blend, showing their cake wearing the trademark RE/MAX hot-air balloon.
We’ll have special insurance of School Superintendent John Stratton’s cake subsequent week.
Senator Wilton Simpson changed into proper on factor with his ‘Foundation’ cake. It takes a strong foundation to build a robust domestic, as well as the own family who resides inside.
Commanding interest as the legendary Hulk Hogan, lawyer Matt Foreman of the Carter Foreman regulation company supplied his intricately adorned cake of milk and dark chocolate. We’re pretty sure it went to a respectable home, brother.
Totally causing all people to desire for a fishing pole, kayak or just a cool deck with a tall lemonade, Kyle Tuttle and Chris Korbus displayed their Nature Coast cake, whole with river rocks.