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Chocolate Brings 1,000 to the Ambassador

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Nearly 1,200 people made their way to the Ambassador Center for "Chocolate Sunday," the third annual chocolate festival hosed by radio station WQLN.

This year brought more than 20 vendors from Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York, all with samples.

It wasn't just chocolate - wine, olive oil, and even jewelry vendors and dance troupes joined in. 

But the biggest draw?

"The chocolate," said Wendy Henry of Erie.  "Chocolate and the wine," added Kurt Sammons, also from Erie.

"Lots of chocolate. Chocolate and salt, salt and chocolate," said Annalynn Shuttleworth. "Chocolate covered gummies, chocolate," added Lisa Chinsky. The two are also from Erie.

 "I thought the cupcake creation station was really a hit with the little kids. They'd come in, get their own cupcake and decorate it any way they'd like, and they'd just eat it and smash it into their face, and it was a lot of fun," said Shannon Ferrare from WQLN and an event organizer.

The event ran from 11am-4pm on Sunday. For those who missed the festival, there's always next year.

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