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Contact: Linda J. Johnson
WCA Hospital Public Relations & Marketing Department
(716) 664-8614
linda.johnson@wcahospital.org

WCA Hospital Auxiliary To Host Holiday Sale Nov. 8th & 9th


From left, Bonnie Anderson, Gift Shop Volunteer, and Jessica Hunt, WCA Hospital Volunteer Coordinator, display some of the holiday merchandise that will be on sale at the WCA Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Gift Sale, November 8 and 9 in the WCA Hospital Auditorium. The public is welcome to stop and shop.

Jamestown, New York, (Thursday, November 1, 2012)— The WCA Hospital Auxiliary will host their popular annual Holiday Sale on Thursday, November 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, November 9 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the WCA Hospital Auditorium at 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown, New York. The public is welcome. Parking is available in the visitor parking lot. Shoppers support the WCA Hospital Auxiliary’s pledge to support WCA’s Sharing the Gift of Health: The Capital Campaign for Our Emergency Department.

“This sale is a wonderful way to kick off the holiday shopping season,” said Jessica Hunt, WCA Hospital Volunteer Coordinator. “Our goal is to have patrons do most of their holiday shopping right here at WCA. There truly is something for everyone and we are encouraging our community supporters to stop by and shop for a great cause.”

The popular event includes traditional as well as unique holiday home décor and holiday merchandise. Other holiday gifts at the sale include seasonal greeting cards, festive and collectible ornaments, candle holders, festive birds, reindeer, penguins, Santa’s, stocking suffers, toys, and distinctive new holiday products, ornaments, stocking stuffers, toys, and distinctive holiday home décor and new holiday products. 

Jessica Hunt says there is anything and everything you would treasure giving to a friend or loved one to create the holiday of their dreams. “We will have the most treasured ornaments and collectibles for gift giving to that someone special,” Jessica said. “This holiday season, we hope people will find time to enjoy their annual traditions and shop with us for that special gift that keeps on giving. A treasured gift for someone you love is truly the gift of remembrance.”

The WCA Hospital Auxiliary is a dedicated group of individuals which raises funds to support the mission, growth and development of WCA Hospital. The Auxiliary, which consists of 130 members, provides a way for anyone in the community who has been served by WCA an opportunity to give back in support of our community hospital.

Proceeds from the Holiday Sale will support the Auxiliary’s five-year pledge to support WCA’s capital campaign. Thanks to fundraisers like this, and the support of the WCA Foundation, with one year still remaining on the pledge, the Auxiliary has already surpassed its $176,000 goal by giving $203,000 to support the construction and equipping of WCA Hospital’s new Emergency Department.

Cash, checks, Discover, MasterCard and Visa will be accepted.  For more information about the sale or if you are interested in volunteering at WCA Hospital, call Jessica in the Volunteer Office at (716) 664-8236.