The Cancer Support Community will host "Night of Chocolate International" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Hollywood Casino Columbus, 200 Georgesville Road.
All funds raised at the 10th annual gala remain in central Ohio to provide research-based, no-cost wellness programs at Cancer Support Community Central Ohio.
"Night of Chocolate International" will take guests on a tour around the world, sampling chocolate creations crafted by area chocolatiers, pairings of select wines, spirits and beverages and food from Hollywood Casino and Giant Eagle culinary and pastry chefs.
New this year is a "select" silent auction offering exclusive packages, all using a mobile bidding platform allowing guests to bid using smartphones.
Raffle tickets, featuring diamond earrings, a black pearl necklace and a faux fur jacket, are being sold in advance, $25 each or five for $100.
Event tickets are $175. Free or valet parking is available.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nightofchocolate.com.