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WCA Hospital Public Relations
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“Angels Among Us” Event Donates Proceeds
To Judy Pollino Memorial Cancer Care Fund

WCA Hospital
From left, Brigetta Overcash, Chair of the W.C.A. Foundation Board of Directors, and Karl Sisson, WCA Director of Development (far right) accept a $2,085 donation from Angelo Pollino (center) from the recent “Angels Among Us” benefit. This gift, along with individual gifts, creates the Judy Pollino Memorial Cancer Care Fund with the W.C.A. Foundation. The Pollino family conducted the successful benefit on October 2nd at the Falconer Rod & Gun Club, a benefit in tribute to their deceased mother, Judy Pollino.

Falconer, New York (Tuesday, October 19, 2010)—Brigetta Overcash, Chair of W.C.A. Foundation Board of Directors, and Karl Sisson, WCA Director of Development, accepted $2,085 from Angelo Pollino, proceeds from the recent “Angels Among Us” benefit. This gift, along with individual gifts, creates the Judy Pollino Memorial Cancer Care Fund with the W.C.A. Foundation. The Pollino family conducted the successful benefit on October 2nd at the Falconer Rod & Gun Club, a benefit in tribute to their deceased mother, Judy Pollino.

“We cannot thank the community enough for coming alongside the Pollino family to make this inaugural event such a success,” says Angelo Pollino. “On behalf of my family, I wish to thank the many businesses who generously contributed to this important cause and all those who attended.”

Local businesses and individuals who contributed to the Silent Auction include Advance Auto Parts, Anderson Cleaners, AutoZone, Babe Pollino, Baileysdolls, Bel View Restaurant, Buccola’s Service Station, Chautauqua Drain, The Cherry Lounge, Chuck LaMonica, Coach Keith Martin, Comfort Inn – Jamestown, Country Kettle Corn, Don’s Car Wash, Dorian’s Plus, Fresh Cut Meats, Arthur R. Gren Company, Guilia at StarSirch Productions, Indulge Salon, JCC Total Fitness, Jamestown Jammers, Joan & Harry Lent, The Jock Shop, Kristen Emley, Tac Mac/McDonalds, Miley’s Old Inn, Phil-N-Cindy’s Lunch, Q Nails, Red Roof Inn, Robo Wash, Salon 1, Shear Creations, Snap Fitness, Taco Hut, WCA Hospital, and Woody’s Detailing.

This Judy Pollino Memorial Cancer Care Fund will aid WCA Hospital in its future fight against ovarian cancer. If you would like to contribute to this endowed fund, individual donations and memorial gifts can be mailed to the W.C.A. Foundation, PO Box 214, Jamestown, NY 14702-0214 or by calling (716) 664-5461.

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