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UPMC Chautauqua WCA Auxiliary Host Valentine Day Candy Sale


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From left, Stephen Frankson, owner Peterson’s Candies, and Elizabeth DeRose, volunteer coordinator UPMC Chautauqua WCA, display a variety of valentine chocolates that will be on sale during the auxiliary sponsored Peterson’s Candies Valentine Sale, February 9 and 10.

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (Monday, February 6, 2016)—The UPMC Chautauqua WCA Auxiliary will sponsor Peterson’s Candy Valentine Day Sale, Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10, from 9:30 a.m. to  4 p.m. in UPMC Chautauqua WCA  Classrooms 2 and 4, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown.  Proceeds from the event will benefit UPMC Chautauqua WCA.  The event is open to the public.  Cash, checks, and most credit cards are accepted.

Peterson’s Candies, located at 743 Busti-Sugar Grove Road, Jamestown, is an old fashioned candy store where 95% of the candy is made right in their own kitchen behind the store front.  The candy sale at the hospital will feature a variety of specially made valentine candies including chocolate hearts, sunburst hearts, long-stem chocolate roses, cupid hearts, lovebird suckers, large heart suckers, tiny love hearts, foiled chocolate kisses, peanut butter hearts, dietetic chocolates, truffles, boxes of chocolates, and much more.

“Don’t let the holiday celebration pass by without purchasing some locally homemade chocolates and treats,” said Elizabeth DeRosa, volunteer coordinator, UPMC Chautauqua WCA.  “The items are a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day.  There is something for everyone and best of all, the proceeds support your local hospital.”

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