Mount Jewett Rotary’s 7th Annual Chocolate Indulgence event

Over 150 people attended the Mount Jewett Rotary’s 7th Annual Chocolate Indulgence event held and the Mount Jewett Veterans Memorial Club Friday night. The event raised over $5,000.

MOUNT JEWETT — The Mount Jewett Rotary held it's 7th annual Chocolate Indulgence event Friday night at the Mount Jewett Veterans Memorial Club drawing in an estimated 150 people and raising over $5,000 to support the Mount Jewett Memorial Library, St. Matthews Preschool and the Mount Jewett Boy Scouts.

Participants were treated to every chocolate baked treat one can imagine, a chocolate fondue fountain, door prizes, raffles, a silent auction and a live auction. Live entertainment was provided by the Birch Street Boys band.

Raffle prizes included a rifle donated by Chuck and Ona Paar, a Yeti cooler full of goodies donated by Terri and Laurie Chrisman and prize money from a 50/50 raffle. All three combined raised $1,787 dollars and the live and silent auctions raised another $3,596.

The Rotary is also planning to support Mount Jewett Boy Scout Troop #410 selling fish fries to raise money for the Troop’s 2019 trip to Philmont Scout Camp.

Starting Feb. 16 through March 30, Friday nights between 5 and 8 p.m. at the Mount Jewett Veterans Memorial Club, patrons are welcome to come and support Troop #410. The scouts, their parents and leaders will be serving, and dinners will include fried fish, french fries, coleslaw, a beverage and dessert.