The fourth annual Hugs & Wishes charity ball is coming to Shorewood next month.
The event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Shorewood Village Hall, with the theme “H.U.G.S. Goes Hollywood.”
Shorewood H.U.G.S. is a local charity that grants wishes in the Shorewood area.
The ball will feature entertainment by Michael J Perkins, a free drink for each attendee, raffles, silent auction, appetizers, cash bar and taste some of the finest chocolate creations from area businesses, including Elegant Touch Catering, Bella Cucina, Barolo, Cutting Edge Catering, Hollingworth Candies, Aunt Nina's Sweets and Treats, and H.Kakes.
Chocolates will be judged by celebrity judges in the area and “Best Chocolate Creation” will be awarded.
Tickets are $45 per person and are available at Shorewood Village Hall or online at www.shorewoodhugs.org. The cost is $55 at door. Proceeds benefit the Hugs & Wishes Program, fulfilling wishes for those that are disabled, deserving or in need in the community.
To date, H.U.G.S. has fulfilled close to 90 wishes in Shorewood, Joliet and the surrounding areas.
This year’s event is sponsored by Heartland Bank and Trust Company.
For more information, go to www.shorewoodhugs.org.