Selected Community Events
17th Annual Art of Chocolate
Oct 12, 2012 7:00 pm
Savannah Rapids Pavilion
Join us for an elegant evening featuring delectable chocolates, wonderful music, and a fabulous art and basket auction benefiting abused, neglected and abandoned children in our region. The 17th Annual Art of Chocolate will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7:00 o’clock in the evening in the Grand Rapids Ballroom of the Savannah Rapids Pavilion. This black-tie optional event will feature Live Artist, Live Music by The Toasters, Culinary Delights by Berry’s Catering, an open bar, decadent chocolates and other extravagant desserts created by some of the area’s finest chefs to include: Chef Heinz of La Maison, Babette Smith of La Bonbonniere, Doubletree, Garlic Clove, Sheraton Augusta and Augusta Technical College’s Culinary Art Program.
Guests have the opportunity to vote on their favorite desserts in three categories: Best Dessert, Best Dessert Presentation and Most Creative Dessert. Don’t miss the opportunity to own an original piece of art donated by the area’s top artists along with jewelry and other unique items during the silent art and basket auction.
Tickets are $75 each and are available at Cudos Flowers & Gifts, Cudos2u, Ladybugs Flowers & Gifts and all locations of CSRA Federal Credit Union & First Bank. Tickets can also be charged by phone by calling Child Enrichment, Inc. at 706 737-4631.
Art of Chocolate is Child Enrichment’s annual fall fundraiser. Child Enrichment is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing and coordinating comprehensive intervention, stabilization, advocacy and prevention in the best interests of abused, abandoned and neglected children. Child Enrichment has helped almost 17,500 children since 1978. During the last fiscal year, Child Enrichment, through its two programs, the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) and the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program, found safe permanent homes, provided counseling, forensic interviewing and court advocacy to 673 victims of child abuse and 385 non-offending parents, caregivers, and siblings along with providing expert testimony in prosecutions of alleged child sex offenders. Child Enrichment is a safe haven for child victims and all service are specialized and free of charge. Even severely abused and tortured children can and do recover. Child Enrichment’s programs and professionals prove this every day. By attending, you will be helping.
We hope you can join us for this magical evening!