Silent auction items needed for Souper Bowl Throwdown fundraiser in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) It's just three weeks till the NFL Super Bowl, but it's just two weeks till Souper Bowl in Blacksburg.

Ferguson Enterprises is getting ready to host its annual Souper Bowl Throwdown Fundraiser. Nearly 200 people attended last year's event.

This year there will be six companies competing for the title, Best Soup in the NRV. There will also be a silent auction benefiting NRV Cares.

"Obviously it's a great cause to support NRV Cares, but it's also a great networking environment for local businesses and just people in the town," the showroom supervisor, Jackie Gardner said.

The event is Thursday, January 31st at 5 p.m. at the Ferguson showroom in Blacksburg. It is free to the public and silent auction items are still being accepted.

Go to the event's Facebook page for more details.