Crittenton Services to Hold Its Annual Soup-Salad Luncheon this Wednesday

WHEELING — Crittenton Services will kick off the fall season with its annual soup and salad luncheon Wednesday at the McLure Hotel, 1200 Market St.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lunch begins at noon. Free parking is available in the adjacent garage.

The luncheon features a buffet and includes dozens of gourmet soups, salads and desserts prepared by the Ohio Valley’s top chefs and restaurants.

A soup cook-off features chefs from several venues, including Coleman’s Fish Market, Eat ‘n’ Park, Oglebay Park, Parkhurst Dining at Wheeling University, The Vagabond Kitchen, Tito’s Sloppy Doggs, Wheeling Brewing Co., West Virginia Northern Community College’s culinary arts program and Ye Olde Alpha.

Guests may sample each or any of the soups and vote for their favorites.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.crittentonwv.org or at the door. Carry-out orders are available.

Seating is limited. Large parties are encouraged to make reservations in advance. For more information regarding tickets, reservations or table sponsorships, call Crittenton Services at


Proceeds from the luncheon benefit the Crittenton Cares Volunteer Fund, which provides comforting items and events including birthday parties, holiday celebrations, recreational opportunities and Christmas gifts for the young women in Crittenton’s residential program.

Table sponsors for the event include:

AEP, Belmont Savings Bank, Bob Pucci, Dr. Dan Joseph, Erikka Storch, Fitzsimmons Law Firm, Gompers Pharmacy, Jividen Law Offices, Lea Ridenhour and Eriks Janelsins, Main Street Bank, Rachel Goodman, Raymond James, The Cornerstone Group, WesBanco, Wheeling Hospital, Wright Orthodontics and the Ziegenfelder Co.

Crittenton Services offers a continuum of behavioral health services in Wheeling and throughout West Virginia.


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