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2016 Taste of Chocolate fundraiser for the Women's Center in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The Women's Center, Inc. is proud to announce the Taste of Chocolate fundraising event for 2016.

The Taste of Chocolate will take place on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the Carbondale Civic Center.

The doors will open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $35.

You must be at least 18 years old to attend.

The event brought in more than $33,000 with over 400 attendees last year.

The money raised allows The Women's Center to continue to provide invaluable services to members of the Southern Illinois community.

The Women's Center is one of the longest standing shelters in the United States and serving the area for 43 years.

Some of the services they provide  includes counseling, safe shelter for women and children, transitional housing, transportation, medical/legal advocacy, case management, emergency food and supplies, referral services, public education and professional training and volunteer opportunities.

Tickets can be purchased online through PayPal on the center's website, or through The Women's Center offices at 610 S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL 62901.

If you have additional questions, ticket inquiries or sponsorship/donation inquiries contact Lindsay Stockhecke, Development Specialist, at 618-549-4807, ext. 228 or at this email.

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