Ruritans name baking winners

BERLIN?CENTER-Berlin-Ellsworth Ruritan Club is announcing the Blue Ribbon winners of its 2013 baking contest on Nov. 2 at Western Reserve High School. Darlene Maxim of Austintown who was awarded the grand champion ribbon for her peanut butter buckeye brownie cheese cake. Winners and their entries were: Mary Jo Furman of Berlin Center, elderberry pie, Kentucky Derby pie and cherry pie; Rick Truitt of Berlin Center, sweet potato pie; John Ricci of Canfield, grandma’s old-fashioned apple pie; and Karen Grittie of Ellsworth, S’more pie. In the cake division were, Linda Vuletich of Berlin Center, brown sugar cake; Joyce Thorpe of Berlin Center, red velvet snowball cake; and Patrick Franus of Austintown, orange upside down cake. In the cookie division was, Kay Capasso of Berlin Center, cinnamon crust brownie.