VALPARAISO | The Porter County Chapter of the American Red Cross and Valparaiso Kiwanis Sunrise club are hosting Festival of trees and choc-O-Lots on Nov. 8 at Old Town Banquet Center, 712 Calumet Ave. The chocolate tasting begins at 4 p.m. and the auction of the decorated trees and wreaths will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will continue throughout the evening with items being sold every few minutes.
Silent auction items will also be available with selected items of gifts and holiday table and wall decor. Tickets are on sale at 755 W. Lincolnway and are $10 each or $20 for a family of 5, two adults and 3 children. Tickets also can be purchased at the door.
Both of the partnering organizations support local communities with care and concern for small children, scholarships disaster relief, military assistance and lifesaving educational opportunities.
To participate or help sponsor event, call Angie at (219) 462-8543 or Larry at (219) 477-0039.