Stacey Kostevicki / Executive Director (850) 595-5780
Megan Chapman / Marketing (850) 595-5783
13th Annual Chocolate Fest Seeking Sponsors and Chocolatiers
(January 12, 2016 – Pensacola, Fla.) – The 13th annual Chocolate Fest Presented by Sandy Sansing Dealerships is seeking financial sponsors and skilled chocolatiers! Chocolate Fest will be held at Cordova Mall on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 12-3pm. All proceeds benefit Gulf Coast Kid’s House, a not-for-profit child advocacy group that provides abused children and their families with a safe place to receive vital medical exams, trauma counseling, and case investigation.
This annual event builds awareness and supports GCKH in its fight against child abuse. Last year over 20 restaurants and 1,000 people supported Chocolate Fest. Pensacola Beach Hilton’s H2O and Woodham Café Chocolatiers won the People’s Choice Award in 2015.
Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $5,000 and offer a great opportunity to showcase your business at the “Sponsors’ Table.” Sponsors will be included on all press and promotional materials and will be featured in GCKH social media in addition to website links on pensacolachocolatefest.com.
To participate in the 2016 Chocolate Fest as a restaurant and/or chocolatier, please submit a participation form to GCKH. Then, bring 1,200 of your bite-sized chocolate samples, marketing materials, and 1-2 staff members who can promote your restaurant or business at the Chocolate Fest. You may win the coveted 2016 People’s Choice Award!
Please visit http://www.pensacolachocolatefest.com for more information and to download the participation form or sponsorship agreement, or call (850) 595-5780. Completed forms can be faxed to (850) 595-5782.
Helping Families In Pensacola And Escambia County
Gulf Coast Kid’s House is a children’s advocacy center serving Escambia County. As a children’s advocacy center, we combine all of the professionals and resources needed for the intervention, investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases under one child-friendly facility. Child victims and their families also receive mental health counseling at our center. The goal of Gulf Coast Kid’s House is to form a more collaborative response to child abuse cases so that we can improve case outcomes and minimize trauma to the children and families we serve.
The vision of Gulf Coast Kid’s House is to provide a place where child protective services, law enforcement, prosecution, medical and mental health professionals’ work together under one roof to provide comprehensive services.
Facilitate the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse and neglect and promote child abuse prevention awareness through community education.
- Provide a child-friendly facility to serve abused children and their families in a neutral environment.
- Minimize trauma to child abuse victims by streamlining the intervention process.
- Develop formal, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary responses to child abuse, which will meet the needs of both child victims and their families.
- Educate the community of child abuse issues and enlisting support to help prevent child abuse.