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4th Annual A Pound For The Cure Event

12:11 PM, Oct 7, 2013   |    comments
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GREENSBORO - For the entire month of October, The Sweet Shop Home Made Pound Cakes by Margaret Elaine Designs will be donating part of the proceeds from the sales of their signature lemon pound cake to the Moses Cone Mammography Scholarship fund.

This will mark the 4th year that the Sweet shop has participated in Breast Cancer awareness and support initiatives.  Owner and Master Cake Baker Margaret Gladney, her son Anthony and health enthusiast Audretta Hall joined WFMY News 2's Tracey McCain on the Good Morning Show to talk about the event.

"We're baking and featuring our best sellers and most-requested cakes the lemon glazed signature cake and the banana pudding pound cake and part of those proceeds are going to go to the mammography scholarship program," Gladney explained.

The Good Morning Show crew was able to taste Gladney's banana pound cake and it did not disappoint.

There will also be a Health and Wellness talk at the event led by Hall.  "We'll be talking about cancer tips like, did you know is hard for cancer to grow in a well oxygenated body? That's why its important to exercise," said Hall.

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. customers will be able to sample a variety of cakes and listen to a Health and Wellness presentation and sign the Breast Cancer Awareness Quilt.

The Sweet Shop Home Made Pound Cakes by Margaret Elaine Designs is located at 631 S. Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro at the Corners of Elm & Lee Street.

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