Supporting gay pride in South King County, Sweet Themes Bakery is a sponsor of Kent Pride 2013, providing boxed lunches and custom rainbow cookies, cake and cupcakes during the weekend-long celebration Sept. 6 through 6. Kent Pride events include Gay Bingo on Sept. 6, Celebrate Pride on Sept. 7 and Pride Festival in the Park on Sept. 8, all in downtown Kent.

“We’re really excited to be a part of Kent Pride 2013,” said Alison Carchedi, owner and Chief Cookie Officer of Sweet Themes Bakery. “We are Kent prideproud of our community’s diversity and want to share in the celebration.”

In addition to sponsoring Kent Pride 2013, Sweet Themes Bakery supports Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Chamber of Commerce, Community in Schools Kent and Birthday Dreams.

“We are so fortunate to have a successful Kent business, so we want to give back to the community in meaningful ways,” Carchedi said. “This includes supporting events and organizations that are important to us and our customers.”

For more information about Kent Pride 2013 or Sweet Themes Bakery, visit Sweet Themes online at or call the bakery at 253-981-4999. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and Saturdays, 9 am to 2 pm.

Ready to embark on a new adventure, retired teachers Joe and Alison Carchedi opened Sweet Themes Bakery in downtown Kent in June 2012. The bakery specializes in custom, decorated sugar cookies for all occasions as well as custom cakes for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, baby showers, bridal showers and more. Sweet Themes has recently expanded to include custom, tiered wedding cakes to match any color scheme, design or theme. In addition, Sweet Themes offers Caffé Vita coffee, Harney & Sons teas, a fresh assortment of pastries, cookies, cupcakes, and grab ‘n go salads and sandwiches.

For more information, contact:

Alison Carchedi, Chief Cookie Officer
Sweet Themes Bakery
317 W. Meeker St., “Sweet” A
Kent, WA  98032