WAUPUN — Fine wines and decadent chocolates will again entertain and satisfy even the toughest connoisseurs as Waupun Memorial Hospital prepares for its annual “An Evening of Chocolate & Wine.”

Waupun Memorial Hospital (WMH) invites the public to attend this popular fundraising event from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Waupun City Hall, 201 E. Main St. Tickets are $40 per person.

For something new this year, raffle tickets will be available. There are many prizes, the grand prize being a 14-karat white gold diamond necklace valued at $1,050. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. They are available at the front desks at Waupun Memorial Hospital and Ripon Medical Center, as well as from any committee member (see listing below).

The event, sponsored by the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation and the WMH Special Events Committee, will feature chocolates from Guth’s End of the Trail Candy Shoppe and various wines from around the world. There will also be numerous specialty beers, local cheeses and a bountiful hors d’oeuvre buffet.

The evening will feature harpist Deborah Guy, raffles and a silent auction.

Proceeds will benefit WMH women’s health and breast care services. Dress is business casual.

Event sponsors include American Family Insurance, Agnesian Pharmacy Waupun, C.D. Smith Construction, Inc. Central Cable Contractors, Homan Auto Sales Inc., Homan Family Dentistry, Jan’s Optical, Snow & Snow Law Offices, Markesan State Bank – Waupun, Nolan Insurance Agency, Piggly Wiggly Foods, Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley S.C., Shea Electric & Communications LLC, Waupun Memorial Hospital Medical Staff, Westra, Tilema & O’Connor, COAs LLC, W. J. Leasa Electric Inc. and W&W Electric Motors Inc.

Individuals that register for the event will receive a name tag upon arrival which will be their ticket for the event. Or individuals can purchase a ticket from a committee member prior to the event from Kate Bresser, Patti Domask, Jeff Homan, Frank Mesa, Todd Snow, DeAnn Thurmer, Donna Van Buren or Pat Waisanen.

For reservations or more information call (920) 324-6512 or (920) 926-4959.

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