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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 (Aug 19, 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, Co-Owner/Instructor at Born to 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, professional dance instructor; 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; and star Brian Farnum, owner of B. Farnum Photography, with Katrina Werbinski, instructor at  Miss Lorraine’s School of Dance.

Tickets for the event will go on sale on September 5 at 11am at the Paramount Theatre box office or at For more information about the event, please contact Patricia McDonald at 802.362.6511; email

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.