Pepsi Fundraiser Benefits Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care

(L to R): Jamie Billquist presents Andrew Dickson of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care with an $1,850 check. Also pictured is Matt Ehrman (left) and Fred Pellerito (right) of Pepsi of Jamestown

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Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care

The Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Jamestown recently held it’s annual “Texas Hold’em” fundraiser with the proceeds benefiting Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care.

The popular poker fundraiser attracts as many as 80 participants. Proceeds from the event are donated each year to local charities.

Pepsi representatives Jamie Billquist, Matt Ehrman and Fred Pellerito presented a check for $1,850 to Andy Dickson, CHPC Vice President of Community Engagement and Planning, this year’s recipient, in support of Hospice’s care and services to area residents.

“Everyone at Pepsi is very family oriented and involved in the local community.” says Billquist. “The Texas Hold’em event is another great way for all of us to give back. Hospice is one local agency that has touched many of our co-workers, family, and friends. We are happy to be able to help them the way that they have helped all of us.”

The mission of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care is to provide end of life education and care in Chautauqua County. CHPC provides hospice care for patients and families facing life-limiting terminal illness, palliative care for those with serious chronic illness, and bereavement support to individuals, families and organizations who have suffered the loss of a loved one. For more information, visit or call (716) 338-0033.