On Thursday, February 4th, the 12th Annual Chocolate Affair to Remember was held to benefit the Catholic Charities office in Fayetteville. _MG_9082 The elegant evening brought together various members of the community to celebrate and support the efforts provided by Catholic Charities staff.

Over 150 individuals attended the event which raised over $13,000 to support local programming.  Fayetteville Regional Director, Wanda Collazo, was overjoyed with the support of the community.  “There are many families in our own backyard that continue to need help.  It is great to see so much support from the community to help these families get back on their feet,” she stated.

Guests enjoyed live music from Upscale and Casual, Hors d’oeuvers from local vendors, and various delicious deserts.  A few lucky guests went home as silent and live auction winners with a few big ticket items available, including a signed Carolina Hurricanes stick and signed Carolina Panthers football.

Photos courtesy of CityView magazine.


Luis Collazo; Wanda Collazo; Gary SkinnerMaria Rau; Thane McCardleSara and Horace McCormick Wayne Williams; Crystal Mcnair_MG_9090 _MG_9091Austin Duke; Hanelly Australia; Frienda Lockmany; Janice Voter; Johnny Wilson Becky Oskey; Trina Tiffany Bene Corders; John BuntingBrenda rodgers; Wendy Merritt Cathy and Dean Penny Jason Robertson; Maria Rau; Alex Robinson; Wanda CollazoJessie Garmer; Danny Jayne; Lisa Jayne; Margit Hicks; Robby HicksMary and Nick Thomas