The second annual SOUPer Bowl Sunday raised $4,268 for the WCA Hospital Emergency Room project.
Event sponsors and organizers Media One Group and the Celoron American Legion recently announced the results of the fundraiser. In addition to music provided by Razz & Friends, the 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. Elegant Edibles is owned by Vicki McGraw.
Jim Yezzi, Media One Group FM sales manager and Brad Zimmer of the Celoron Legion join owner Vicki McGraw, center, Roxanne Vanstrom and Ginny Brenner from Elegant Edibles. Elegant Edibles’ homemade chicken wing soup was voted the favorite soup at the second annual SOUPer Bowl Sunday, which supported the capital campaign WCA Hospital’s new emergency department.
WCA Hospital's 21st century emergency department opened in November 2012. With advances in space and privacy, the 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, contact Karl Sisson at 664-8423 or visit www.wcahospital.org.