All Press Releases for October 01, 2009

European Bakery and a Gourmet Confection Company Will Give 100% of Sales to Three Rochester Charities from the " Cupcake-Palooza "

The Give Thanks Bakery and KJ's Confections will host the Cupcake-Palooza October 15 - 17, 2009. Delectable gourmet cupcakes and will be sold for $2.25 each and 100% of all cupcake sales will support three local charities.

    ROCHESTER, MI, October 01, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Give Thanks Bakery and KJ's Confections will host the Cupcake-Palooza October 15 - 17, 2009.

The Palooza, which is being held at The Give Thanks Bakery in Rochester, will feature 10 daily varieties of delectable gourmet cupcakes and will sell for $2.25 each. 100% of all cupcake sales during the event will support three local charities, Leader Dogs for the Blind, Imago Dei Adoptions and The Chase Away Foundation.

"KJ's is honored to co-host this wonderful event." said Kathleen Jarosalwski, President and Owner of KJ's Confections. "Giving back to our community helps to build our community and we could not think of a better way to show our support." Gerald Matthes, President of The Give Thanks Bakery said "These are three exciting ventures. The work they do, day in and day out, is wonderful . We feel supporting them with this event is the least we can do."

The Cupcake-Palooza starts on Thursday, October 15 and runs through Saturday October 17, 2009. Hours are Thursday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For directions and more information about the event, visit or call 586.419.1722 or 248.601.1542.

About KJ's Confections

KJ's Confections is an internet based Michigan bakery founded in 2000. KJ's specializes in individual sized desserts. The perfect sophisticated choice for weddings, showers, parties, corporate functions and gifts. KJ's also sells its gourmet cupcake line locally through The Give Thanks Bakery in Rochester, Michigan. Please visit to learn more.

The Give Thanks Bakery is Michigan's leading European bakery making Artisan breads
(all made with naturally fermented starters instead of yeast ) cakes, tortes ,pastries and cookies----- using recipies from various countries in Europe. A small but delightful cafe provides light lunches and Mokarabia coffee to fuel the soul. Please visit to learn more.

Founded by three Detroit area Lions Clubs members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind provides dog guides to people who are blind and visually impaired to enhance their mobility, independence and quality of life. Each year, over 270 students attend our 26-day residential training program to be paired with a dog guide. Please visit to learn more.

Imago Dei Adoptions Inc. is a non-profit licensed adoption agency that provides no-fee adoption services, education, information and support for Christian Adoptive Families. Our dynamic and constantly evolving program spotlights the growing number of Foster Care System Children in Michigan. Please visit to learn more.

The Chase Away Foundation provides support, in a variety of ways, to children in Michigan who are in treatment for cancer. The foundations goal is to "chase away" the blues these children experience in this tumultuous time. These blues come from the unfathomable amount of hours, days, months and even years spending waiting.....waiting for the doctors, the nurses, the pokes to be over and the tests to be done. Waiting for the results to come back, the chemotherapy to be over and another hospital stay to end. Please visit to learn more.

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Contact Information

Kathleen Jaroslawski
KJ's Confections
Rochester, MI
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