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South Bend Chocolate Cafe preparing delicious treats for Valentine’s Day

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The South Bend Chocolate Cafe on Monument Circle is getting ready for Valentine’s Day by preparing 600 pounds of chocolate-covered strawberries.

They’ve also got 500 pounds of strawberries on standby at Needler’s, if they need more.

General manager Melanie Palm says they’ll use around 1,500 pounds of milk chocolate, white chocolate and dark chocolate.

It’s $28.99 a pound for chocolate-covered strawberries and typically around $3 to $4 for one individual strawberry.

Right now, there are 100 pounds of strawberries preordered.

The store says they’ll sell all of the rest on Friday throughout the day.

Employees will begin dipping at 5 a.m. Friday morning. The store opens at 7 a.m. and the manager says you can expect there to be a line if you haven’t preordered.

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Carmel church holds drive-thru for Ash Wednesday

CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) – For those who may not be able to make it to a church service but still want to take part in Ash Wednesday, one local church provided a solution.

The Carmel United Methodist Church on Rangeline Road had a drive-thru.

Ash Wednesday signifies the start of Lent, which ends with Easter Sunday.

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