6 Things That Happened at the eMoney Wing Bowl

At 12:30 p.m. on Friday, February 5, eMoney’s multi-use staircase was packed to the brim with employees eager to watch their colleagues take part in eMoney Wing Bowl 2016, a wing-eating competition inspired by a similar, longstanding event hosted by a local sports radio station.

To raise the stakes, each contestant was sponsored by a fellow employee who pledged to donate 5 dollars to the Delaware County SPCA for every wing that was consumed…

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1. Fourteen brave eMoney employees took to their seats, prepared to eat as many wings as possible within allotted 10 minutes.

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2. The standing-room only crowd watched intently to see who was in the lead and cheered on their fellow colleagues

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3. Last year’s champion, Joe Pearson, used his experience to his advantage to put down as many wings as possible.

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4. The contest was streamed live for all those cheering from our San Diego office.

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5. In the waning moments, many of the contestants struggled to finish their wings. Motivated by their pledge to the SPCA, they trudged on.

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6. Reigning champion, Joe Pearson, retained his championship belt by eating 36 wings in 10 minutes – a new eMoney Wing Bowl record!

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Based on the amount of totals wings consumed and through other donations, eMoney was able to raise $386 for the Delaware County SPCA. We look forward to next year’s Wing Bowl!

T.J. Hill

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T.J. Hill is a Demand Generation Strategist at eMoney Advisor.