Friday, March 6, 2015, 6pm
Utah Valley Convention Center
220 West Center Street, Provo, Utah6 p.m. - Guest Check-In and Chef Stations Open
- Chef Stations begin serving
- Silent Auction, Entertainment
7:30 p.m. - Gala Presentation
- Guardian Angel Award Presentation
- Live Auction
Proceeds Benefit Neonatal Intensive Care Services in Utah Valley
Each year, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center’s Newborn ICU serves more than 700 infants in need of critical medical services and the Pediatric Unit serves even more. This year’s Chocolate Extravaganza will raise much-needed funds for state-of-the-art equipment, cutting-edge new services, parent support programs and bereavement services; all of which will continue to serve our smallest patients and their families for years to come.
Live and Silent Auctions
Enjoy the opportunity to participate in Live and Silent Auctions featuring “Newborn Intensive Care and Pediatric wish list items, gourmet chocolate delights, travel packages, art and all kinds of wonderful goods and services.
Auctioneer: Joe Metro
Guardian Angel Award and Family Spotlight
TBA – 2015 Guardian Angel
Presentation of our 2015 Guardian Angel and a video spotlight of the wonderful services provided by our Newborn Intensive Care team.
Entertainment Guest: Eclipse
Eclipse performed in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and have entertained audiences all over the world. They have performed with such acts as Brooks & Dunn, Nelly Furtado, and Train and appeared with Larry King and Toby Keith in America's Freedom Festival Stadium of Fire at BYU’s Lavell Edwards Stadium.
Chocolate Extravaganza Legacy
Star Quayle organized the first Chocolate Extravaganza in 2004 to remember what would have been her daughter Anna’s first birthday. At 20 weeks, Anna Marie was diagnosed with anencephaly, an open neural tube defect that results in the deterioration of the brain. Star and her family enjoyed 11 unforgettable hours with Anna Marie. Star said she will never forget the time she was able to spend with her daughter nor will she forget the way she and her family were treated by the hospital, nurses and her doctor. Since that first celebration in 2004, the Chocolate Extravaganza has grown tremendously and is well on its way to becoming a Utah tradition.