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Lake Shore Savings Funds WCA Hospital Emergency Department Capital Campaign

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Daniel P. Reininga, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Lake Shore Savings, presents Lillian Vitanza Ney, MD, Campaign Chair, and Karl Sisson, WCA Director of Development, with a $50,000 check representing a gift from Lake Shore Savings to support WCA’s capital campaign for its new Emergency Department.

Jamestown, New York (Monday, October 18, 2010) – Lake Shore Savings Bank awarded a $50,000 gift to WCA Hospital. This gift supports Sharing the Gift of Health: The Capital Campaign for Our Emergency Department.

“We are pleased to support WCA Hospital and this critical campaign,” explains Daniel P. Reininga, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. “Lake Shore Savings is a proud member of this community and committed to putting people first. I believe the new Emergency Department is of vital importance to meeting the medical needs of the people of our region and is a huge investment in our future.”

“Lake Shore Savings has clearly demonstrated they are putting the people of our community first with this generous gift,” states Lillian Vitanza Ney, MD, Campaign Chair. “Lake Shore Savings’ commitment to this campaign and to our community hospital is to be commended. We are very grateful.”

WCA’s 21st Century Emergency Department
Featuring private treatment triage rooms, WCA’s new 18,000 square foot Emergency Department will maintain and enhance the quality of care for which WCA Hospital is nationally recognized. It will meet the present day and the increasing future volume demands of the Chautauqua Region.

This 21st-century Emergency Department will minimize patient treatment times, decrease throughput and admission times, improve efficiency and collaboration, and enhance physician recruitment efforts. With construction slated to begin before the end of 2010, WCA Hospital expects to gain valuable space and privacy, and overall improvement in patient experiences.

To date, WCA has secured over $12.5 M toward the campaign’s $16.5 M capital campaign goal and is accepting gifts and pledges payable through 2013. For more information, please visit

To make a gift in support WCA Hospital’s Sharing the Gift of Health campaign, please contact Karl Sisson, WCA Director of Development, at (716) 664-8423 or

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