VON Halton's Second Annual Chocolate Lovers Brunch takes place on Sunday, February 12 at the Glen Abbey Golf Club beginning at 10:30 a.m. Proceeds from the Valentine's event benefits vital community charitable services, including Alzheimer services, Volunteer Support services and the People in Crisis program. This year's Valentine celebration features plenty of highlights, including a gala brunch, decadent dessert buffet complete with a chocolate fondu fountain sponsored by Purdy's Chocolates, and live entertainment by the Elvis Tribute Artist duo, Wayne Zess and two-year-old Chase Funston. Guests will also enjoy bidding on silent auction items and unique raffle prizes, including a "Wheelbarrow of Wine" valued at over $500. Tickets cost $65 and tables of 10 can be reserved. Call 905-827-6104 ext. 2034 or visit www.vonhalton.ca. Seating is limited.
Angela Brewer, executive director of VON Halton, says charity events such as Chocolate Lovers Brunch are essential to raising funds to help VON continue to serve the clients and families who need us. "It's amazing how many people I talk to in the community who have been touched by the compassionate care and support of our charitable services," she said. "By purchasing a ticket to the Chocolate Lovers event, you'll share in the pride of supporting health care and social services in your community."
Make a difference in a lonely senior's life? VON needs caring men and women to visit seniors in the community, for as little as an hour a week. Volunteers are matched on a one-to-one basis. For more information call 1800-387-7127, ext. 2317.