Barbara and Mike Powers are long-time supporters of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), and it is one of three lead beneficiaries of their charitable remainder trust.
It began with her husband Charles’s family, who lived in nearby Manchester, Vermont. Their house was most notable for its extensive gardens, which were started by her husband’s grandmother.
Kristen and I have lived in the Deerfield Valley for 30 years. In that time, we raised our children, owned three businesses, and volunteered for every organization we could.
Bob Pezzulich began his 35-year career at Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC)—then Putnam Memorial Hospital—in 1973, having finished his surgical training and been discharged after two years in the Air Force.
My interest in Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) was inspired, in large part, by my parents.
Dean Hanson, trustee emeritus of SVHC Foundation, came to Bennington in 1955 as the manager of the Walbridge Funeral Home, owned at the time by Roy Paddock and his wife Edith Walbridge Paddock.