The Unbelievable Chocolate Raffle ended on a sweet note for thirteen area residents who won specialty baskets and items featured in the annual event. Sponsored by the MPPL Foundation, the event began on Wednesday, January 29 and concluded with the drawing in the lobby of the Library on Thursday, February 13.
The baskets were all chocolate-themed and included a bounty of delicious treats along with gift certificates to area businesses and restaurants. Pictured here is a young visitor to the Library assisting Library staff and Foundation members with the drawing.
The winners in the Unbelievable Chocolate Raffle are:
- Chocolate Carnival – Laura Lockwood, Mount Prospect
- Lights, Camera, Chocolate!- Eleanor Slesicki, Mount Prospect
- Dark, Decadent and Devine – Colleen Hatch, Des Plaines
- Special Occasion – Mary Lange, Mount Prospect
- No Sugar Added! – Judy Clutters, Mount Prospect
- Sweet Dreams… - Chuck Casselo Jr., Mount Prospect
- TJ’s Temptations – Shane Mitan, Arlington Heights
- Fountain of Youth – Ashley Wenson, Mount Prospect
- Breakfast Bounty! – Sann Knipple, Mount Prospect
- Homerun Chocolate – Ben Schenkenfelder, Mount Prospect
- Toffee Break – Robert Reiser, Des Plaines
- Laughter (and Chocolate) is the Best Medicine – Burt Schultz, Mount Prospect
- Amore/South Branch - Julie Kane, Elk Grove Village
Thank you to all the organizations, businesses, volunteers and individuals who generously supported the event, and congratulations to all the winners!