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Chocoholic Frolic Feb. 21 at Clock Tower
Online Staff Report
The Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle Counties’ Sixth Annual Chocoholic Frolic will take place Feb. 21 at the Clock Tower Resort, 7801 E. State St., Rockford.
This fun mix of “chocolate & charity” is growing to accommodate the 700-plus chocoholics expected to attend. It will feature two chocolate rooms this year and add more than a dozen additional treat providers. A social hour with wine and cheese tasting will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and the chocolate rooms will open at 6:30.
Tickets for the all-you-can-eat chocolate extravaganza are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. You can also get discounts for multiple tickets: Sweet Deal — Buy 5, get one FREE = $125 or Baker’s Dozen — Buy 10, get 3 FREE = $250. They can be purchased by calling (815) 965-3455, online at arcwbo.org, The Arc office (1222 E. State St., Rockford) or at any of the four Logli locations.
The evening will satisfy any sweet tooth with unique chocolate creations like Hot Chocolate Dipped Macaroons, Chocolate Chile, Fondue Fountain, Chocolate Covered Bugs, Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Balls, and dozens more.
“All this would not be possible without the support of our sponsors,” said Lisa Bartholme, Chocoholic Frolic coordinator. “BMO Harris Bank is the presenting sponsor; printing donor is Meridian; and media sponsors are WTVO/FOX and 97ZOK.”
Since 1966, The Arc has served this community, providing support and advocacy to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Whether it’s helping parents to raise their child with autism or cerebral palsy at home, or helping an adult with mental retardation live safely, close to family, friends and work, the Arc staff is there.
Posted Feb. 20, 2013