Decadent, Chocolaty Fundraiser Planned For This 29 Day Month
The Art of Chocolate: Chocolate, Champagne & Chamber Music
The Rome Area Council for the arts is proud to offer a new and refreshing series of unique and exciting fundraising events for 2008 called The Flavors of Rome. The series begins with an event featuring Champagne, Chocolate & Chamber Music (The Art of Chocolate) in February; Jazz, Martinis, and Tapas in May; and Beer, Barbecue & Bluegrass in September. These events have been very successful in other communities and we feel that our community will enjoy and embrace them!
The Art of Chocolate: Chocolate, Champagne & Chamber Music will be held on Sunday, February 24th. The event will be held from 4:00– 6:00 p.m. at the Forrest Ballroom. Tickets are $35 each or 1 Event Ticket and a 4-Course Dinner at La Scala, immediately following The Art of Chocolate is $100. (Gratuity and bar beverages not included.)
Indulge your senses as you sample decadent chocolate creations from many of our areas finest restaurants, caterers and bakeries including, Bella Roma, Bistro 239, Coosa Country Club, Governor’s House, Honeymoon Bakery, La Scala Ristorante Italiano, Love at First Bite, Magretta Hall, Provino’s Italian Restaurant, Sageberry Catering Service, Special Cakes by Sara, The Catering Company at the Palladium, and Two Can Do Catering.
There will be 3 awards given, Most Creative Dessert; and Best Presentation/Table Display and the Peoples Choice Award “Best Dessert”.
Enjoy the effervescence and savor the unique characters of a variety of champagnes and sparkling wines. Listen to soothing Chamber Music provided by members of the Rome Symphony Orchestra.
View the visual feast of work by three talented local artists; Rome Area Council for the Arts 2008 Featured Southern Artist, Leah Hopkins Henry (oil), Cheryl Riner Hodge (watercolor) and Julie Spector Windler (pottery).
Sponsors for The Art of Chocolate include, Georgia Power Company, Harbin Clinic, Hardy Realty, State Mutual Insurance, Brinson, Askew, Berry, River City Bank, Southern Broadcasting Corporation, U.S. Biofuels, Inc., Ford, Gittings & Kane and J.L. Todd Auction.
Additional donations and in-kind goods from, Continental Beverages, Coosa Country Club, Flowers by Jacki, Kroger, La Scala Ristorante Italiano, Meek’s Frame Shop, N.L. Smithworks, Inc., North Georgia Living Magazine, Promotions Plus, Rome City Market, Sam’s Wholesale Club and V3 Magazine.
Delight in two hours of pure pleasure as you support the Rome Area Council for the Arts. For ticket information, call 706.295-ARTS (2787) or stop by the Arts Council at 248 Broad Street. RACA is opened Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tickets are also available at La Scala, Traditions of Rome and Kroger.
A non-profit organization, Rome Area Council for the Arts is funded by the City of Rome, private and corporate contributions, and Georgia Council for the Arts, through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. (706) 295-ARTS.
Public Service Announcement
2008 Caregivers Conference
“Leap with Your Heart Into Caregiving”
February 12, 2008
Guest speaker - Bruce Goddard
6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Kingston Drive Senior Center
Respite care available-reservations required
Sponsored by the Senior Promotions Council, Area Agency on Aging of NW GA and Northwest Georgia Care-Net
For more info: Call Regina Wright at 706-766-4973 or Karen Carter at (706) 235-2798
Seminar is free to the public but reservations are required.
Special Projects Assistant