The newest Valley Vonka chocolate bars

The newest Valley Vonka chocolate bars

Comox Valley Record launches Valley Vonka

The Comox Valley Record and Parker’s Appliances are teaming up for another year of the Valley Vonka and the Hot Chocolates Factory contest.

The contest started March 23 and continues until April 13.

More than 3,000 chocolates are available at participating businesses around the Comox Valley — but only six golden tickets are awaiting six lucky winners.

To redeem your golden ticket, it must be validated at the Comox Valley Record no later than April 22.

For all the rules, check out the Wednesday edition of The Record.

Prizes available in the Comox Valley:

•Six golden tickets. The value of each ticket is between $1,000 and $3,500;

•Mt. Washington family alpine season pass for the 2022/23 winter season, up to a family of five (value $3,500);

•The Old House Hotel & Spa, Locals Restaurant dinner and family spa day (value $1,500);

•The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa (value $1,000);

•Peninsula Co-op gas card (value $1,000);

•Canadian Tire shopping spree (value $1,000);

•Quality Foods Comox gift card (value $1,000).

The total value of the golden tickets is $9,000. Each golden ticket must be redeemed at the Comox Valley Record office to be eligible to claim the prize.

Special thanks to Adil at Sure Copy, and Lisa at Isla Life Designs.

Last year, we raised almost $17,000 from the proceeds of chocolate bar sales.

This year, we hope to exceed $20,000.

All proceeds go to Comox Valley charity YANA (You Are Not Alone).