Monday, February 4, 2013

Connie's Cakes Grand Opening

I know this post has nothing to do with cycling, but it does have a lot to do with one of our team mates. Mary Scheidel, 8 time (soon to be 9) JDRF rider is celebrating the Grand Opening of her shop Connie's Cakes on Thursday. All the pertinent details are below. We hope to see everyone there.

Connie’s Cakes announces the grand opening of their new store at 1416 Robinson Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan in the historic Kingsley Building.  The open house will take place from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 7th, 2013.
Mary Scheidel, owner of Connie’s Cakes and the honorable George Heartwell, Mayor of Grand Rapids will lead a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 A.M. on February 7th. “I am so happy to be in the Eastown neighborhood” said Ms. Scheidel. “We see a very bright future for Connie’s Cakes in our new location. We hope all of our new friends and neighbors will drop by to see us at our grand opening.”

About Connie’s Cakes
Connie Hennip and Wanda Faber, two sisters who enjoyed making and decorating cakes at Family Fare, decided to enter into a partnership and opened Connie’s Cakes -n- Crafts in 1995. They specialized in baking and decorating wedding cakes as well as cakes for other occasions. After 15 years in business Connie decided to retire from the business side of the operation. Connie’s niece, Mary Scheidel purchased the business in early 2010 and renamed it Connie’s Cakes, LLC. While the ownership may have changed the same great cakes, iced in the original buttercream, are still available. In January 2013 Connie’s Cakes moved into their new location at 1416 Robinson Road in the historic Kingsley Building in the Eastown neighborhood of Grand Rapids.

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