On February 2, 2022

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s cancer team invites you to Bromley’s “Mom’s Day Off”

Friday, Feb. 4 — PERU — Staff of Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center (SVRCC) in Bennington, Rebecca Hewson-Steller, RN; Jenny Coutu, MSN, RN; Mary Weinfurt, RN; Naomi Bolognani; and Matthew Vernon, MD, gathered to invite members of the public to enjoy a fun day of skiing and riding on Friday, Feb. 4. That’s the day that Bromley Mountain Ski Resort will hold its annual “Mom’s Day Off” fundraiser to benefit women’s breast cancer care SVRCC. The Cancer Center is part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC).

Courtesy Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

During the event, moms (including honorary moms and pet moms) ski or ride for just $25 when they show the ticket seller a snapshot of their kid or kids. Regular lift tickets cost $89. The Cancer Center will receive the entire $25 lift ticket cost as a donation. There will also be a $12 burger-and-beer special at the Wild Boar Tavern. Bromley Mountain is located at 3984 Vermont Route 11, Peru, 6 miles east of Manchester. For more information, visit bromley.com.

About SVHC

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.

SVMC has earned several prominent distinctions. Most recently, SVMC received the American Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Leadership Award for transformational change in efforts toward healthcare reform and its fifth consecutive designation within the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. It ranked fourth in the nation for healthcare value by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index in 2020 and is one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work. SVMC earned an ‘A’ for hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group for two years in a row. During the pandemic, SVMC and both its skilled nursing facilities, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, and the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls, earned perfect scores on a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services evaluation meant to determine the ability to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other infections.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.

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