Chocolate Decadence fundraiser gala

The Aphasia Center of West Texas has scheduled the 16th annual Chocolate Decadence fundraiser gala at 6 p.m. today at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 305 E. Fifth St.

There will be decadent chocolate treats, delicious food, craft cocktails, enticing live and silent auction items, and more.

Proceeds will go to Permian Basin stroke survivors dealing with aphasia’s communication challenges.

Reservations are required.

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