SOUPer Bowl Sunday II a success

JAMESTOWN – The second annual SOUPer Bowl Sunday, which took place on Jan. 27, was a resounding success. With tremendous attendance, event sponsors and organizers Media One Group and the Celoron Legion were able to support the capital campaign for WCA Hospital’s new Emergency Department by raising $4,268 at this charity event.

In addition to music provided by Razz & Friends, this family-friendly event featured homemade soups created and served by local restaurants and caterers which included Elegant Edibles, House of Petillo, Cibo, Ashville General Store, Gametime Sports Bar & Grill, Celoron Legion, Phil-N-Cindy’s Lunch, Sandy’s White Horse Inn, The Harbor Grill, Bob Evans, Forte, The Fountain Bowl, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop, and Fox Mart.

All attendees were invited to vote for their favorite homemade soup. Emerging victorious and named the winner of SOUPer Bowl Sunday II was local caterer Elegant Edibles with its Chicken Wing Soup which could be topped with crumbled bleu cheese by owner Vicki McGraw.

WCA Hospital’s New Emergency Department

WCA Hospital’s 21st-century Emergency Department opened in November 2012. With great advances in space and privacy, this 18,000 square foot Emergency Department is committed to improving operational efficiencies and the overall patient experience.

To date, WCA has reached the 89 percent mark with $14.7 million in donations toward its $16.5 million capital campaign goal and is accepting gifts and pledges payable through the end of 2013. To make a gift to support Sharing the Gift of Health: The Capital Campaign for Our Emergency Department, please contact Karl Sisson at (716) 664-8423 or visit