and see why it is such a fun-filled time for all!!
These images are from our last event...
held in 2012.
New pictures from our 2014 event will be posted here soon.
Before the Day of the Event
One week before the event
club members (and friends)
get together to fill the gift
bags given to each person attending.
These are items
donated by all of our
Filling 900 gift Bags
The Day of the Event - Getting Ready
Kitchen Crew prepares dishes during the day
Door Prize Crew decorates stage and organizes giving away door prizes
"Bag Ladies" prepare to give out Gift Bags
Getting Ready to Sell Cookbooks
Hauling Tables, etc. to Vendor Area
Setting Up the Vendor Area
Attendees waiting for Doors to Open
Will Call Table
Attendees Having Dinner from Vendors Before the Show
Once you've picked out and saved your seat in the auditorium, you'll be free to visit the many sponsors' booths. Each one will offer free sample items, many of them food products, as well as items for sale.
Three of our sponsors will also have great food available to purchase so you don't have to worry about missing dinner in case the vendor samples don't fill you up
Touring the Vendor Area
Albertsons .. Our presenting Sponsor
Lots of People..Lots of Goodies!!
The Stage with the Wonderful Door Prizes
The Very Decorative Stage
Pulling the Winning Tickets
The Stage With Culinary Specialist Eric
Experience the excitement and fun of live cooking demonstrations
as well as many, many door prizes to be given out!
The Waiting Crowd
President Kim Welcoming the Crowd
Our Les Schwab "Runners" Ready for Action
Our Emcee - Pam Ward
Eric at Work
Eric Entertaining the Crowd
Once the show begins, there will be numerous recipes put together and cooked right there on stage. A big screen will help everyone see what's happening. Once the foods are ready, they are put aside to be given away as part of the door prizes.
During breaks in the show, the door prizes will be given away. Each of our sponsors donates at least one prize, valued at a minimum of $25. Taste of Home also provides numerous prizes from national sponsors.
Grand Prize Winner Ann Gerken with President Kim
At the end of the show
these two lucky attendees
won our grand prizes.
At the left is
Ann Gerken of Grass Valley, CA,
our grand prize winner of a
$250 gift certificate
Gates Home Furnishings
At the right is
Steve Fitchie of Grants Pass,
our second prize winner of an
overnight stay plus $40 meal credit
at the Mill Casino in Coos Bay
Soroptimist International of River Valley
Second Prize Winner Steve Fitchie with President Kim