June 25, 2016


‘For the Love of Chocolate’ Festival today

More than 40 chocolatiers will entice with dipped strawberries, fudge, truffles, cookies and more at the 17th annual “For the Love of Chocolate” Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Medina Performing Arts Center at Medina High School, 851 Weymouth Road.

All attendees, age 12 and older must have a ticket to enter the event hosted by the American Red Cross of Medina County and The J.M. Smucker Co. Tickets are $10 each for eight samples.

The event features a Children’s Chocolate Cookie Contest; a Decadent Chocolate Dessert Contest for professional cooks and adult and teen hobby cooks sponsored by Buehler’s Fresh Foods;

a Children’s Candyland area with games and amusements sponsored by the Medina County District Library; and a bake sale featuring contest winners.

Chocolatiers also will have items for sale.

All proceeds help Medina County families prevent, prepare for and cope with emergencies.

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