RUTLAND, VT (August 29, 2022)– The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region raised more than $16,500 at the recent Golf Day Fore VNA hosted at the Mount Anthony Country Club in Bennington. Funds will support the agency’s home care and hospice programs. Last year, the home health and hospice agency served over 3,900 individual patients last year in Bennington and Rutland County and made 116,571 home visits.
The event was presented by Berkshire Bank and supported by many area businesses. Coggins Auto took first place in the scramble format tournament with Aidan Charbonneau, Patrick Coggins, Seth Harrington and Scott O’Connell on the team. The second place team called, Old Men Golfing, included Bill Becker, Michael Burnell, Bob Fellitte, and Craig Jensensky. Third place was Team Johnson with Bryan Johnson, Russ Marsan, Eric Briere, and Steve Gauvin.
“We had a beautiful day at Mount Anthony Country Club with 20 teams participating in the event,” said Bernadette C. Robin, director of philanthropy and marketing at the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region. “We are grateful that many community-minded businesses stepped up to sponsor this event and donate wonderful prizes for the teams and our raffles. All funds raised help us continue to grow and provide services to patients regardless of their financial circumstances.”
The tournament was organized by a local planning committee that included Brooke Duffy, Lynne Farrell, Leslie Kelley, Maru Leon, Susan Plaisance, Susan Rice, and Ray Smith.
About the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region
The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region is a progressive leader in home health, palliative care, hospice, and community health in Bennington and Rutland Counties in southwestern Vermont. Since 1946, as a community-based, not-for-profit, Medicare-certified home health and hospice agency, VNAHSR has provided thousands of individuals each year with advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages.