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:

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:

For Immediate Release Contact: Jeromy Wo Public Relations (570) 424-4000