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Karen Vescio looks over the chocolate treats available at the Valentine auction in support of Sleeping Children around the World. Photo: Submitted

Sleeping Children Around The World received over five hundred dollars after 10 women from The Church of Our Saviour The Redeemer Stoney Creek created an equal number of chocolate masterpieces for a Victorian Chocolate Auction.

The event, part of their 140th anniversary celebrations, took place on the Sunday before St. Valentine’s Day, reported Churchwarden Bev Groombridge.

During the worship that Sunday people were encouraged to dress in red and couples were given the opportunity to renew their marriage vows.