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Dinners with Love Recognizes Volunteers with Annual Awards

Volunteers Dick Bower and Patti Buscemi honored at Virtual Event

RUTLAND, VT (September 30, 2020)– Dinners with Love, a Brandon based non-profit agency dedicated to providing free, delivered meals from local restaurants to hospice patients and their families recently honored two individuals from the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region at their virtual Comfort for a Cause event.

Volunteer Dick Bower from Bennington County received the Jean Finnerty Award, an award given to an outstanding volunteer, and Patti Buscemi, from Rutland County received the Sunflower Award in recognition of her efforts in coordinating the Dinners with Love program at the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region.

“In times of uncertainty, a comforting meal from a favorite restaurant truly warms the soul. We are proud of our partnership with this incredible organization and honored to have these two incredible volunteers recognized.” said Nicole Moran, MSN, BA, RN Chief Clinical Operations Officer.

Patti Buscemi
Dick Bower