Annual pie contest draws big crowd again this year

Annual Pinecraft event has become a magnet for delicious baked goods

This year's Everence® Financial/Pinecraft Pie Contest attracted dozens of people and about 20 delicious pies in spite of some blustery conditions.

“We always look forward to this chance to bring people together for community fellowship, great food and friendly competition,” said Kjell Purnell, CFE, Regional Director and Financial Advisor for Everence. “We’d like to thank our judges – Sherry Gore, Marlin Eicher, Dr. Daniel Miller and Todd Emrich – and everyone who helped to plan and organize this fun annual event.”

The contest categories were cream pie, one-crust pie and fruit pie.

Cream pie winners:

  • Laura Beiler
  • Margie Barton
  • Ada Lambright

One-crust pie winners:

  • Ada Lambright
  • Sarah Schrock
  • Sara Miller

Fruit pie winners:

  • Heather Lehman
  • Creta Byler
  • Pat Stahly

After the pie contest prizes were presented, those in attendance enjoyed lunch including chili and, of course, pie.

Pie judges

Pie contest judges – Sherry Gore, Marlin Eicher, Dr. Daniel Miller and Todd Emrich

Pie prizes

Pie winners