January 19th, 2007

GRADE A PLUS will host the third annual Death by Chocolate, a fund-raiser to help support the organization’s programs and services. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Comfort Inn Suites, 1780 U.S. Highway 61, Burlington.

GRADE A PLUS (Great River Alcohol and Drug Education Alliance and Parents Linking in United Support) is a comprehensive substance-abuse and healthy lifestyles program. The organization’s efforts are focused on creating healthy communities and healthy youth. Great River Health Systems is a corporate sponsor of GRADE A PLUS.

Death by Chocolate will feature chocolate creations from the following local businesses:
• Hy-Vee Food Store
• Laura’s Restaurant and Dairy Bar
• Ivy Bake Shoppe
• Pies on Parade
• Goodies Galore

The event also will feature:
• A silent auction of theme baskets created by area businesses and individuals
• Wine-tasting by David Miller

Tickets for the event are $20 and are available at the door or in advance from GRADE A PLUS, (319) 752-6027, or KBUR-KGRS Radio Stations, (319) 752-2701.