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Chocolate Lovers Festival coming this weekend


February 7, 2019

Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

Activity Director JoDee Howell holding a flyer promoting the Chocolate Lover's Festival, and a box that people will get to fill with candy. The festival will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 9, at the downtown pavilion. People can buy a box and fill it with homemade chocolates. Hot chocolate and cider will be available for purchase, as well. Proceeds of the festival go towards activities for Long Term Care residents.

Valentine's Day is always a popular holiday among those who enjoy eating chocolate. Chocolate and the holiday for love and romance have long been connected. In Wrangell, however, there is another special chocolate-related event in February that chocoholics can look forward to. The Chocolate Lovers Festival will be taking place this Sat., Feb. 9, at the Downtown Pavilion.

JoDee Howell, Activities Director with the Wrangell Medical Center, is organizing the festival this year. She said that the festival has a long history in Wrangell, but is unsure of how many years it has been a tradition. T...

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