Girls Scouts thankful for Death By Chocolate support

info@islandpacket.comOctober 22, 2012 

Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina is grateful to everyone who sponsored, made a donation or attended the fourth annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser at the Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spa.

Thank you to sponsors SCBT, Wells Fargo Insurance, Island Getaway, Laura Bird, Stratton Securities Inc., Coligny Plaza, Stephens Pharmacy, Taffeta, Butler Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Wells Fargo Bank, Universal Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Patti and Mike Slay, Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery, Elizabeth Galloway DDS, Hargray Communications, Gafgen-Moore Raymond James Financial Advisory Group, Weichert Realtors and Wells Fargo Advisors-John Wigington.

Our in-kind donations were just as valuable. Thanks to Reilley's Bar and Grill, Taste Magazine, Celebration Supplies, Pink Magazine, The Flower Shop-Bluffton, Mark Robertson and 98.7 The River, Rick Watts, Insty-Prints, Stay Killer Graphic Design and Sherrie Mikrut.

We also appreciate all the donations from local and countywide merchants. The support and money raised help us achieve our Girl Scout mission "to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place." All auction money raised will go for programs and scholarships girls in our area.

Finally, thank you to the chefs and vendors who came out to the event to showcase their chocolate sensations. Winners included The Lodge, the Westin, Daniel's Restaurant and Lounge and Marleys Island Grille. Also, our chocolate judges did an excellent job at narrowing down the wonderful selections. We had a great event, and we're looking forward to a great event next year.

Loretta Graham, CEO Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina Goose Creek

Nancy Sulek, chairwoman Death by Chocolate Hilton Head Island

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