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Shorewood HUGS Chocolate Ball is Feb. 3

1/17/2018, 11:23 a.m.
For its 10th anniversary, this year’s the theme for the event is Breakfast at Tiffany’s and is set to run ...
The annual Chocolate Ball, during which attendees get to sample a wide variety of chocolate treats, raises money for Shorewood's HUGS group.

Local non-profit, Shorewood HUGS will host its annual Chocolate Ball on February 3.

For its 10th anniversary, this year’s the theme for the event is Breakfast at Tiffany’s and is set to run from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Joliet Clarion Hotel, 411 S.Larkin Ave.

The annual fundraiser is sponsored by Heartland Bank and Trust Company, as well as premier sponsors D’Arcy Buick-GMC, Dr. Thomas Moore, Entergy, Gleaner Life Insurance Society, Heroes West, NuMark Credit Union, Riverstone Financial Advisors, State Farm Agent John Wright and The Joliet Herald News.

Those attending can enjoy entertainment from JPW Productions, cash bar, appetizers catered by Bella Cucina, raffle baskets, silent auction, an Audrey Hepburn look-a-like contest, and chocolate creations from some of the best restaurants and bakeries in the area.

Local celebrity chocolate judges for the evening include Joe Baltz, Sandra Fleck, Lynne Lichtenauer, Mary Lancaster and Natalie Manley. They will select a “Best Chocolate Creation” for the evening.

Proceeds benefit the HUGS & Wishes Program; fulfilling wishes for those that are disabled, deserving or in need in our communities.

Tickets for the event are sold out but those who still wish to attend can sign up for standby tickets if any become available. There is no cost to sign up for standby tickets. Tickets will not be available at the door on the day of the event.

Visit www.shorewoodhugs.org to learn more about Shorewood HUGS and to purchase tickets.