Dancing with the Rutland Stars Announces 2019 Cast

Stars from Rutland County team up with dance professionals to raise critical funds for pediatric programs at the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

RUTLAND, VT (May 23, 2019) – The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) is excited to announce the return of its popular fundraiser, Dancing with the Rutland Stars, for its 9th year. The event will be held on October 12, 2019 at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. The event benefits Kids on the Move and the Pediatric High-Tech program of the VNAHSR.

This year’s cast includes star Jenna Baird, of Baird Family Farm and professional William Kelley, Practitioner at Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center; star Chandler Burgess, (“The King of Spring”) marketing manager at Killington/Pico Mountain dancing with Sheila McCutcheon, Instructor at Miss Jackie’s Studio of Dance; star Phil Hall, current Assistant Principal at MSJ, dancing with Katrina Werbinski, Instructor at Miss Lorraine’s School of Dance; star Gene Jennings, Image Consultant at A Signature Day Spa, dancing with Sam Ho, Instructor at Cobra Gymnastics & Dance Center; star Kate King, Showroom Manager at Frank Webb Home, dancing with Adam King, Fitness Instructor at Studio Fitness; star Kevin Markowski, of McCormack, Guyette & Associates, PC, dancing with Kylee Lawrence, Owner/Instructor at Studio 15; and star Tyler White, ATC,  iSPORT Training Coordinator a department of Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic and Rutland Regional Medical Center dancing with Tracy Tedesco, Owner/Instructor at Fitness Made Fun.

Returning in the Judges Booth are Dave Correll, general manager at Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington; Bernadette Robin, director of business development and marketing for VNAHSR and Claus P. Bartenstein, P.E., LEED-AP, principal at Engineering Services of Vermont, LLC.

“Dancing with the Rutland Stars is a truly important event for the children we serve,” said Event Chair, Carrie Allen. “Our cast, sponsors, committee, and event attendees have a direct impact on the services we provide to children in our community. We look forward to another sell-out event.”

Tickets for the event will go on sale on September 5 at 10am. For more information about the event, please contact Patricia McDonald at 802.362.6511; email patricia.mcdonald@vnahsr.org

About the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

Founded in Rutland, Vermont, the VNAHSR has grown to include locations throughout Bennington and Rutland Counties. VNAHSR is a non-profit, Medicare-certified home health and hospice agency delivering a wide-range of advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages.

With office locations in Bennington, Dorset, Manchester and Rutland, we have nearly 350 trusted health professionals and caregivers committed to providing exceptional care to patients and families.

Proud of our national reputation for quality care, VNAHSR is highly rated for Quality of Patient Care and Patient Satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and is recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 performing home health agencies, by HomeCare Elite, a market-leading review that identifies top Medicare-certified agencies.