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A Sweet Success!

We are so happy to announce that CareLink’s 1st annual Cupcakes for Goodness Sake fundraiser was quite the success! Through this new event, CareLink raised $61,650 for the Meals on Wheels program -  $44,000 in sponsorships, donations, and ticket, auction and raffle sales, as well as $18,000 from in-kind contributions. Nearly 300 attendees were brought face-to-face with the CareLink message right in our own Meals on Wheels kitchen. Several media outlets took an interest in the event,... Read More
Posted by Meredith Hale at Thursday, November 5, 2015

Ultra Marathon Runners Defy Aging by Staying Active

Staying fit and active is an important part of aging! We love to hear inspiring stories from those who stay moving CareLink recently had the opportunity to chat with two amazing athletes and ultra-marathon runners, Lou Peyton and Pete Ireland. The two have been running for nearly half a century and have much to say about the sport. Take a look at these inspiring interviews and the runners’ advice for other seniors who want to stay active and healthy. Q. How long have you been a... Read More
Posted by Meredith Hale at Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Gluten-Free Specialty Baker to Participate in Cupcakes For Goodness Sake

As part of our baker bio series, CareLink is excited to introduce Dempsey Bakery as a participant in the upcoming Cupcakes for Goodness Sake competition.Established in 2011, Dempsey Bakery is not the average bake shop. All of the products served in this adorable, 1950's-themed establishment are 100% gluten, wheat, soy and nut free! Many options are also egg, dairy and sugar free.After coping with food allergies, gluten intolerance and special dietary needs in her family, owner and founder,... Read More
Posted by Meredith Hale at Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sweet Love and Meals on Wheels Serve Up Something Sweet

For Kelli Marks, owner of Sweet Love, baking is a beloved hobby turned business. Kelli's passion for things sweet began when she took on the challenge of creating a special cake for her grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary. For months, she experimented with recipes and decorating techniques and, when she saw the final product, she was in awe. From that point forward, she was hooked! She continued to try new things, practicing by baking cakes for her nephews' birthdays. Several years later,... Read More
Posted by Meredith Hale at Friday, July 17, 2015

Cupcakes on Kavanaugh's Christy Milligan to Participate in New Fundraising Event

As you know, CareLink will be hosting a new special event, "Cupcakes for Goodness Sake" in the fall. Local professional bakers and cupcake shops will be challenged to present all-sweet, cupcake versions of Meals on Wheels. We promised more information about the event and would like to start by introducing each of our four participating bakers. First up: Christy Milligan, owner of Cupcakes on Kavanaugh, Arkansas' first cupcake bakery. With a background in food and nutrition, a cupcake shop isn't... Read More
Posted by Meredith Hale at Wednesday, June 17, 2015