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Written by Shannon Rembowski   
Monday, 29 August 2011 09:26

Second Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting Event to Raise Funds for Mothers and Children living with HIV/AIDS in the Quad Cities

The second annual Project Chocolate With A Splash of Wine fundraising event will take place Sunday, September 25th, 2011 from 2 to 5 pm at the Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport, Iowa. Ticket prices are $35 per person, $60 per couple, or $220 for a “Box of Chocolates” group package that includes 8 tickets and a complimentary bottle of wine. Attendees will be treated to samples of chocolate-themed creations made by local chocolatiers, bakers and chefs. Vendors include Chocolate Manor, the Clarion Hotel, Edible Arrangements, Little Slice of Heaven, Ultimate Chocolates, The Isle of Capri, Decadent Revenge Bakery, Cupcakes, Muffins & More, and Shakespeare’s Chocolates. The Hotel Blackhawk will provide wine samples and hors d’ oeuvres and the Bettendorf Coffee Hound will provide gourmet coffee. Local celebrities will be judging the chocolate concoctions and guests will have the opportunity to vote for “People’s Choice.” There will also be live entertainment and a raffle that includes items from Isabel Bloom, East Side Bakery, D’Alessandro and more.

All proceeds from Project Chocolate will benefit The Project of the Quad Cities (TPQC). Established in 1986, The Project of the Quad Cities is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides those infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS in the Quad City area with case management and support services Project Chocolate funds will directly benefit HIV positive Mothers and Children in the Quad City area. Visit the website at to learn more about The Project of the Quad Cities.

To purchase tickets or for more information please contact Shannon Rembowski at 309-721-7804 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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