Left to right, project donors Robert and Anne Farrara of Eagle Bridge, NY; Kathleen Lacasse, vice chair of the Mary McClellan Foundation; Dr. James Carroll of Twin Rivers Medical, P.C.; and Dr. Bill Figlozzi, chair of the Mary McClellan Foundation; celebrated the introduction of Physical Therapy services at Twin Rivers Medical, P.C. in Hoosick Falls, NY, with Mark Epler, DPT, of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Outpatient Rehabilitation; Richard Anair, Twin Rivers’ practice manager; Thomas A. Dee, FACHE, president and CEO of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC); and Kathryn Sleeman, DPT, director of Rehabilitation Services at SVHC.
Funds needed to equip the physical therapy space were provided through a gift made by the Farraras and a grant of the Mary McClellan Foundation. Services are provided by Southwestern Vermont Health Care.
About the Mary McClellan Foundation:
Founded in 1989, The Mary McClellan Foundation (MMF), once primarily supported the efforts of the Mary McClellan Hospital, which closed in 2003. The Foundation makes grants to local non-profit organizations whose work directly or indirectly provides for the health care needs of the community once served by the Hospital, including the Towns of Cambridge, Easton, Greenwich, Jackson, Salem, and White Creek in Washington County and the Town of Hoosick in Rensselaer County, New York. The Foundation emphasizes those needs, which have become more acute by reason of the closure of the Mary McClellan.
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, health care 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. For more information, visit svhealthcare.org.
Source: HOOSICK FALLS, NY—May 19, 2019—SVHC