Shorewood Hugs hosted its 8th Annual Hugs & Wishes Chocolate Ball on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel in Joliet. Wermer, Rogers, Doran & Ruzon, LLC was a Wishes Tree Sponsor. The emcees for the evening were Lynne Lichtenauer and WRDR’s Mary Lancaster and Natalie Manley. The theme of this year’s event was “The Streets of Paris”. Proceeds benefit the “Hugs & Wishes Program”, which helps those in our community who may need assistance, may be disabled, are struggling through a difficult time, or need a special hug!