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18th Annual Chocolate Ball

Saturday, March 21, 2015

presented by

Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation

Turf Valley

Long known as “The Premiere” event in Howard County, the annual Chocolate Ball is the biggest fundraiser for The Arc of Howard County. Generously supported by its sponsors, the black tie event includes music, dancing, a silent auction and ultimate confection contest. Bakers from all over the state compete to illustrate the theme in sugary goodness.

Proceeds from the Chocolate Ball benefit The Arc of Howard County’s vocational and residential support and services, respite care, and other programs and services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available for the 2015 Chocolate Ball.  View the invitation for additional information on sponsorship levels and benefits.

The Dessert Competition is always a highlight of the event. If you are interested in learning more about the contest and/or would like to participate, please contact Missy Berger, or 410-730-0638 ext. 232.

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Chocolatier Sponsor
Edward Arthur Jewelers

French Silk Sponsor
Air Flow Services, Inc.
Axios Wine
Biegel Waller Investment Advisory Services
Bob’s BMW Motorcycles
Commercial Insurance Managers, Inc.
Tim Haynes and Susan Askew
Kaiser Permanente
M&T Bank
Merrill Lynch
Mikulis Family/Pinnacle Advisory Group
Turf Valley

Chocolate Lace Sponsor
David and Tracey Eberhardt
Peggy and Chuck Ecker
First Potomac Realty Trust
The Greenfield Family Trust
Lisa Hussman
McGuire Woods LLP
PNC Wealth Management

Death By Chocolate
Columbia’s Village Center Merchants
Dimensional Health Care Associates, Inc.
The Evans Family
The Evergreens at Columbia Town Center
Howard Bank
Kelly and Associates

Entertainment Sponsor
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar

Swag Bag Sponsor
Environmental Systems Associates

Bon Bon Sponsor
Jim & Theresa Bourdon
Business Monthly
Carber Power Technologies
Chesapeake Employers Insurance
Corporate Office Properties Trust
Far Corner
Bill and Linda Howard
Wendell and Kimberly McKay
Jean Moon & Associates
Offit Kurman
Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Ken and Dorothy Plantz
Ed and Eileen Wilson

The Chocolate Ball would not be possible without the support of all of the sponsors, and without the committee and all of the volunteers that spend many hours getting ready for the premier event in Howard County.”

— Chuck Ecker, Chocolate Ball Committee Chair