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Charity Under the Sea

The second annual ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party will take place at 6:30 p.m., September 26, at the Adventure Aquarium, in Camden. The only nonprofit in the U.S. with this specific mission, Hope Loves Company is dedicated to providing emotional and educational support to children and young adults that have or have had a loved one battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. This is their premier fundraising event.

         At a VIP reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m., guests will get to spend time in the main aquarium after hours with a champagne bar, hors d’oeuvres, a raw seafood bar, pasta bar and hands-on interaction with live exhibits, including a chance to meet one-on-one with a penguin. VIPs will also receive a chance to win the 50/50 raffle.

         The main event will take place in the Currents Ballroom and Shark Realm from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Guests can walk through the shark tunnel while enjoying an open bar, food, chocolate fountains, and every type of sweet treat imaginable. There will be a silent auction where everyone can bid on incredible trips, experiences, sports tickets and memorabilia, and more.

Admission is $125/$275 VIP. Location: 1 Riverside Dr., Camden. For tickets, visit

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