Silent Auction and Chocolate Fest to Benefit Next Step Project 

Valentines Day may be Monday but an event this weekend might help curb your sweet-tooth until then.The 18th annual Chocolate Festival and Silent Auction will be held at Ellsworth elementary and middle school Saturday afternoon from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M.All proceeds from the event will benefit the Next Step Domestic Project. Next Step serves Washington and Hancock counties and assists anyone who has been effected by domestic violence.