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Congratulations to this year's winners!

1st Place — Carbrie Manley and Nicole Wight
2nd Place — Becky Lombardo
3rd Place — Elizabeth Mosher

Each of the winners received a gift basket with Naples Historical Society goodies and a gift card from one of our local business sponsors (see below).

We had a great time at the Chocolate Cake Contest this year. We even sold out of cake slices quite early!  Click here to see photos from this year's event.

Thank you
to everyone who made this year's event
another fun & memorable success!

We had six great judges:
Valerie Knoblauch - President and CEO of the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection

Karin Bowersock - Retired Artistic Director of the Bristol Valley Theater

Angela Einwachter - President of the Prattsburgh Historical Society

Cody Grabhorn - Executive Director of the Ontario County Historical Society

Steve Mumby - Secretary of the Gorham Historical Society and a longtime employee of the Ontario County Sheriff's Office

Dan Robinson - Retired Naples High School Chemistry teacher. He also worked as a winemaker at wineries both in New Zealand and in New York State.

(Along with all the delicious cake sampling, each judge received a set of NHS notecards with illustrations of Naples by Sten Persson)

Our local business sponsors:
Roots Café
Old School Café
The Social at The Naples Hotel
Green Heart of the Finger Lakes
Caruso's Café

And all of the Naples Historical Society board members and volunteers
who gave so much of their time and effort before, during & after this event —

We would love for you to all join us again next year!


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Above: 2023 Naples Chocolate Cake Contest entries
(Photos by Jun Liu)

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