The Alliance Against Domestic Abuse is excited to announce the 28th ANNUAL CHOCOLATE LOVER’S FANTASY on Sat., Feb. 9, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at High Country Bank in Buena Vista. Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy is AADA’s longest-standing fundraiser and has something for everyone. There will be hors d’oeuvres, beverages from members of the Arkansas Valley Libation Society and Brown Dog Coffee Company, live music provided by Blue Collar Poets and Red Tischer and lots of CHOCOLATE! Community members have described Chocolate Lover’s as “the best event held in Buena Vista.”
Between bites, attendees can join the spirited silent auction that will include many unique and valuable items donated by local businesses. This year some of the hot items in the silent auction are Monarch Mountain Lift tickets, one night’s stay at Joyful Journey hot springs, and raft trips from the Adventure Company and River Runners.
Table Sponsors join the spirit of the evening to let their imagination and creativity run wild by providing chocolate and appetizers on their own chocolate-themed decorated table. Throughout the evening, attendees and local celebrity judges vote for their favorite table based on originality, presentation, creativity and taste. From those votes, Table Sponsors may win one of two awards: Best Table voted on by the judges; and People’s Choice in which the attendees decide which is their favorite table. The Best Table winner receives a traveling plaque recognizing their business for their excellent food in addition to their community support of AADA.
Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy is a perfect pre-Valentine’s Day date, a fun-filled Girls’ Night Out or just a great reason to get out. Please join us and help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 to provide essential support and services to victims of domestic violence and their children.
Tickets are available for advance purchase at the Salida and Buena Vista Chambers of Commerce. Visit <a href=”http://www.salidaalliance.org”>http://www.salidaalliance.org</a> or call 719-539-7347 for information.