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Guinea cake ladies are ready

This will be the first fundraiser for a dream that began 15 or more years ago with a unique, dedicated and proud group of Gloucester citizens. At the Guinea Heritage Celebration at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when doors open to the Abingdon Ruritan Club at Bena, your eyes will behold pound, coconut, Guinea chocolate, chocolate, pineapple and many, many other flavors of cakes. At $25 each, the proceeds and extra donations will go toward the envisioned Guinea Heritage Museum.

Sunday’s celebration is an “unveiling” for the upcoming Guinea Jubilee, to be held Sept. 25 and 26.

Step right to the table and make your choice; that’s not going to be easy, you will want them all. These cakes will have been made by some of this area’s best cake makers using favorite and inherited family recipes.

When these cake makers were gathered together, many shared their methods of cake making. “When I was first married I was making my grandmother’s cake while she watched, a...

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