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Friday May 4, 2018 – Beginning at 5:00 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

RAIN OR SHINE, we will have fun!

  • Scavenger Hunt – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • High Heel Race – 7:30 pm on High Street near City Hall
  • Duck Dip – Prize drawn 8:00 pm in Gateway Park
  • Reception & Door Prizes – 8:30 pm at the corner of Spring and High Streets
  • Complimentary Snacks – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at City Hall and Linda Vista Real Estate
  • Check out our full schedule of events!

LIVE FOR CHOCOLATE

On Friday, May 4, 2018, Nanticoke Health Services, the Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seaford again join forces to host the 5th annual Live for Chocolate, an evening of fun, laughter and support raising awareness for women’s health in Sussex County.

Women often care for so many others, putting themselves on the bottom of the “to do” list. Live for Chocolate is an event that allows us to come together in fellowship, laughter and love to support and encourage one another to take care of ourselves while having a whole lot of fun!

Bring your mother, your sister, your wife, or your friends.

Proceeds from sponsorships and event-sponsored merchandise and raffle sales help pay for mammograms for women who can not afford them. (Learn more.) The scavenger hunt, chocolate tastings and other activities from previous years remain free to the public.

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SCAVENGER HUNT

How it Works:

  • Start your scavenger hunt by picking up a participant bag with puzzle form at any one of the following locations:
    • Seaford City Hall
    • Nanticoke Health Foundation
    • Seaford Historical Museum
    • Nanticoke River Yacht Club (Blades)
    • Day Spa at the Marina (Blades)
  • Travel through designated locations (Clue Stops) in Downtown Seaford and just across the bridge in Blades. Find your clue and have your puzzle stamped. Clue Stops are numbered on the map so you know where to go.
  • You must visit all Clue Stops and correctly solve the puzzle to be eligible for one of at least 35 prize drawings.
  • Completed entries must be placed in the collection box located under the tent at the Reception Area at the corner of Spring and High Streets by 8:30 PM (by the DJ).
  • At each Clue Stop, you can get a free sample of a CHOCOLATE TREAT! Complimentary snacks will be offered at City Hall and Linda Vista Real Estate. Additional food will be available for purchase from food vendors. You can also find wine tasting, beer tasting, music, shopping and games at various locations throughout.
  • Bus transportation is available between Blades & Seaford at marked bus stops. (Learn more.)

Need help during the event?

Event staff will be wearing pink Nanticoke or Live for Chocolate shirts.
You can also find help at City Hall or the Nanticoke Yacht Club.

Clue Stops:

  • The Bath Shop at Two Cats in the Yard
  • City Hall
  • Day Spa at the Marina
  • Fantasy Beauty Salon
  • Gallery 107/Nanticoke River Arts
  • La Red Health Center
  • Linda Vista Real Estate
  • Nanticoke Health Foundation
  • Nanticoke River Yacht Club
  • Procino Wells & Woodland, LLC
  • Seaford Florist
  • Seaford Historical Museum
  • Your Sister’s Closet

Event Map:

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Cake Walk & Survivors Cake Walk: Cake Walk games will take place throughout the night by City Hall. Our special Survivors Cake Walk will take place at 7:15 PM in the same location.
  • Duck Dip at Gateway Park: During the evening, stop by Gateway Park and purchase a duck to float in the fountain in support of those impacted by breast cancer. You can purchase ducks for $5 each or 3 for $10 (purchase tickets online). At 8:00 PM we will dip one lucky duck. The lucky duck winner will receive a gift certificate for a package donated by The Day Spa at the Marina.
  • Fundraisers: All money raised from merchandise and raffle sales goes to help with expenses for women who cannot otherwise afford a mammogram or other breast cancer diagnostic testing. All money helps women in Western Sussex County. See items for sale.
  • The Man Cave: Featuring tasting by 3rd Wave Brewing Co. and cornhole! Located at the Reception Area at the corner of Spring and High Streets (near the DJ).
  • Memory Wall at Gateway Park: Free to everyone, stop by Gateway Park to sign the Memory Wall in honor, memory or celebration of someone you love or care about who has been affected by breast cancer.
  • Preston Automotive Group Drive to Inspire Vehicle: Free to everyone, be sure to sign the Preston Drive to Inspire vehicle located near the Nanticoke Foundation.
  • Survivor Sashes: Survivor Sashes are again available and sponsored by Spicer Brothers Construction, Inc. You can pick up your Survivor Sash at Gateway Park.
  • Wine Tasting by Lakeshore Wine & Spirits: Located at Your Sister’s Closet.
  • Mel’s Race for a Cure – begins in front of City Hall at 7:30 PM:

Held in honor of Melody Booker-Wilkins, this fun “run” will have teams of two local male celebrities navigating an obstacle course in women’s heels. This activity is free to watch and is held in conjunction with the Melody Joy Foundation.

Throughout the evening, you can vote on the team you think will win by purchasing tickets. A sleeve of 6 tickets is $5 and will be sold in Gateway Park and at Linda Vista Real Estate. One lucky winner will be drawn from the winning team’s basket to win a gift certificate from Massey’s Landing.
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NEW! RACE ADVANTAGE: Purchase anonymous online votes to support your favorite team(s)! (Pictured left: Last year’s teams.) The team with the most online votes before event day will be given an advantage in the race! Votes are $5 each and are available for purchase here. (Online voting ends noon the day of the event.)
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THIS YEAR’S TEAMS:

  • Team Adams Radio – Greg Huggler & “Big Red”
  • Team City of Seaford – Charles Anderson & Matt MacCoy
  • Team DEC – Josh Wharton & Troy Dickerson
  • Team Dixie’s Down Home Cooking – Bill Newsom & Partner TBD
  • Team Gardner Asphalt – Chris Werner & Rafael Perez
  • Team The Insurance Market – Andy Hartstein & John Passwaters
  • Team Nanticoke – Steve Rose & Tom Brown
  • Team Painting Librarians – John Angelis & Jerry Keiser
  • Team Regional Builders/Water Works Plumbing – Barry Neal & Mike Mulvaney
  • Team Seaford Councilmen – Orlando Holland & Dan Henderson
  • Team Seaford Police – Chris Miller & Toby Laurion
  • Team Sun Otter Tours – Steve Dengler & Charlie Rieger
  • Team Sweet Serenity – Jack Barry & Aaron Lyons
  • Team Western Chambers – Mike McClure & Kevin Christophel

VENDORS

Food Vendors:

  • Amity Coffee Roasters
  • Dixie’s Down Home Cooking
  • The Frozen Farmer

Vendors:

  • Blades United Methodist Church
  • Bramble Blossoms
  • The Cocoa Exchange
  • Heritage Jewelers
  • LulaRoe (at NHS Foundation)
  • Mary Kay
  • Origami Owl
  • Pampered Chef
  • Perfectly Posh
  • Premier Designs Jewelry
  • Seaford District Library
  • Sparkling Bling (ft. Paparazzi Jewelry)

NOTE: Vendors are located at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club unless otherwise indicated.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

  • Transportation is available between Blades & Seaford at marked bus stops from 5:00 to 9:00 PM
  • Bus stops will be located at Pine Street in Seaford and the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Stops will be marked on the event map.
  • Parking is available near many downtown locations. Some parking may also be available behind designated businesses.

EVENT MERCHANDISE & FUNDRAISERS

(Online sales end noon the day of the event.)

  • Live for Chocolate Stemless Wine Glass – $10.00 each
  • Live for Chocolate Tote Bags (2016) – $5.00 each
  • Pink Ducks for the Duck Dip – $5.00 each or 3/$10.00
  • Awareness Pins – Pink Ribbon or Pink Ribbon with High Heels – $3.00 each or 2/$5.00
  • Raffle Tickets for Sterling Silver Earrings – $1.00 each or 6/$5.00
  • Raffle Tickets for Bon Appetit Dinner & Wine Basket – $1.00 each or 6/$5.00

EVENT CO-HOSTED BY:

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Nanticoke Health Services City of Seaford Western

 

EVENT SPONSORS

 

Journey Sponsors:

City of Seaford City of Seaford

Pink Ribbon Sponsors:

Survivor Sponsors:

Supporter Sponsors:

Additional Support Provided By:

  • 3rd Wave Brewing Co.
  • Day Spa at the Marina
  • DQ Cakes
  • Spicer Brothers Construction, Inc.

Special Thanks To:

  • Adams Radio Group
  • Bon Appetit
  • Lakeshore Wine & Spirits
  • Linda Vista Real Estate
  • Little House on the Highway
  • Maria Mulrine, Musician
  • MEG-GEM
  • Nanticoke River Yacht Club
  • Seaford High School Culinary Students
  • Story Booths, Inc.
  • Top Hat Entertainment
  • WBOC TV 102.5 FM & Delmarva Life

Thank you to our devoted volunteers!

* Denotes Live for Chocolate Planning Committee Member

  • Mirla Aleman*
  • Elinor Barry*
  • Christina Darby*
  • Annie Darden*
  • Tracy Fiori*
  • Rachel Gardner*
  • Nancy Hall*
  • Lynn Harman*
  • Sharon Harrington*
  • Susan Henry-Jones*
  • Katie Hickey*
  • Cheryl Homnick*
  • Tammy Kearney*
  • Barb Jarkovsky
  • J.J. Jarkovsky
  • Gwen Messenger*
  • Renee’ Morris*
  • Trisha Newcomer*
  • Kelly Novak
  • Kim Ostroski
  • Jessica Perry*
  • Terry Persolio*
  • Lisa Schirtzinger*
  • Kathryn Schoenbaechler
  • Missy Smichowski*
  • Rachel Webster*
  • Garrett Whaley
  • Brandy Widdowson*
  • Lisa Wile*

PHOTO ALBUMS

Click the galleries below to visit our photo albums!

Tip: Show off your event photos on Facebook & Instagram with #pinkL4C!

Live for Chocolate 2014

Live for Chocolate 2015

Live for Chocolate 2016

Live for Chocolate 2017