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Shawnee Announces 3rd Annual Cupcake Challenge

Tuesday, July 24, 2014 (Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania) – The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is seeking sponsors and participants for the Third Annual Pocono Cupcake Challenge that will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from noon to 3pm on the Grand Lawn of the resort. All proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way of Monroe County.


Last year, the 2nd Annual Pocono Cupcake Challenge raised $10,000 for the United Way of Monroe County. Over 40 local cupcake enthusiasts donated their time and cupcakes for the event. While celebrity bakers from the television show “Cupcake Wars” volunteered to serve as judges.

“My team and I were all very pleased with the support we received from the community”, said Rob Howell, Pocono Cupcake Challenge. “Everyone who participated and volunteered to donate and bake cupcakes really care about helping others. More than anything else, The Pocono Cupcake Challenge was successful in bringing together our neighbors for a very wholesome day of fun.”


Judges for the 3rd Annual Pocono Cupcake Challenge include winners from the hit television show Cupcake Wars: Lily Fischer and Nima Etemadi from A Cupcake Wonderland located in Philadelphia Pennsylvania a third judge will be revealed in a later correspondence.

The Pocono Cupcake Challenge is a culinary event in which several contestants may provide cupcakes to be judged in the following categories: Best Tasting, Most Original Flavor, Most Artistic, and Best Display. The People’s Choice category will be the Favorite Cupcake Vendor.


Entertainment for the Pocono Cupcake Challenge will include the Riverside Rhythm Swing Band. More information about the Riverside Rhythm can be found at: http://www.riverside-rhythm.com/.


More information about competing in and sponsoring The Pocono Cupcake Challenge along with registration and sponsorship forms can be found by clicking here.


For media inquiries, please contact Jeromy Wo, Public Relations, The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort at: 570-424-4050 x1409 or by e-mail at: pr@ShawneeInn.com.

For Immediate Release Contact: Jeromy Wo Public Relations
jwo@ShawneeInn.com (570) 424-4000 www.ShawneeInn.com

 


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List of Accolades

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort would like to thank the all of the organizations that have recognized our efforts towards excellence. We are a proud member of the community and look forward to working together to continue providing outstanding service.

2012

Trip Advisor for Business: Certificate of Excellence

Winner
Certificate of Excellence
2012

2011

Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations -National General Manager of the Year, Rob Howell

2010

Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations Chef’s Palate Award for “Best Use of Local and Organic Ingredients”-Chef "G"
Award of Excellence “Most Creative Booth” from the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Expo 2010
Save Our Planet Award, The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Association-Rob Howell, General Manager of the Year
Community Service Award, The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau-Jeromy Wo, Public Relations Coordinator, Brand Hero
American Legion Auxiliary-Certificate of Appreciation


 

2009

The Pocono Business Journals Green List
The Monroe County Historical Associations Historical Preservation Award
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau's Outstanding Tourism Employee - Will Stryeski
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau's Green Award - The Shawnee Inn and Gold Resort
Voted Best Place to Work by Happenings Magazine
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Save Our Planet Award
The Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Association's General Manager of the Year Nomination - Rob Howell


2008

Voted Best Place to Work by Happenings Magazine
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerces Save Our Planet Award
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureaus Outstanding Tourism Employee Rob Howell, General Manager
Outstanding Women in Business Monica Startari, Director of Marketing
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerces Chairman of Business Award Charlie Kirkwood, Owner
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations General Manager of the Year Nomination Rob Howell, General Manager


2007

The National Recreation Area of the Delaware Water Gaps Conservation Award
The American Cancer Societys Certificate of Appreciation for being First Property in the Pocono Mountains to go Smoke-Free
Bizzy Awards Best Overall Business