BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — United Way of Kern County is holding their 7th annual “A Chocolate Affair” fundraiser on April 22 featuring dine-in or curbside pick-up dinners and a live auction.

Proceeds from the event go to United Way’s Early Childhood Education and Literacy Program.

The dinner includes Luigi’s famous Tri-Tip dinner, red pasta, green salad, dinner rolls and a box of desserts from Todorovi Boutique Desserts.

Curbside pick-up will be available from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Luigi’s Restaurant. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. Guests are asked to arrive between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The live auction will be held virtually and will be displayed at the venue for those who chose to dine in. Guests will participate in the auction online.

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Luigi’s Restaurant is located at 725 E. 19th St.