Chocolate lovers are in for a treat Nov. 9.
St. Stephen Catholic Church's Martha Ministry will host a Taste of Chocolate from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the church, 5049 Bell Shoals Rd., Valrico.
For $5, those attending will have a chance to sample three chocolate desserts, including cakes, cookies, trifles, candy, ice cream, chocolate beverages and more. Another $5 donation entitles chocolate lovers to six tastes.
Proceeds from the event will go to the church's bereavement ministry.
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The Original Leena's Chocolates, 1048 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico, also will be on hand, selling seasonal chocolates, donating a portion of the proceeds to the bereavement ministry.
And parishioner Nancy Slade will have copies of her newly published book, "A Guidebook for Chocoholics," for sale for $20 with 20 percent of the sales going to the bereavement ministry.
The event will feature a chocolate raffle prize as well.
Anyone wishing to showcase their chocolate desssert at the event can contact Slade at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-685-0476.
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