Family Donates Golf Tournament Proceeds to SVRCC

October 29, 2015

Bennington, VT—October 29, 2015—Members of the Jacob Butler Memorial Fund Committee met with representatives from the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center on Thursday, October 8 to present $3,000 in memory of Kathy Potter to their Patient Resource Fund. The funds were raised through the 2nd annual memorial golf event on August 8 at Dutchhaven Golf Course in Buskirk, NY. The Patient Resource Fund decreases the financial burden of cancer by helping patients with expenses.

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Pictured at front (left to right): Jessica Potter and Bert Potter. Standing (left to right) Billy Potter, Wendy Petitt, Cancer Center practice manager; Patricia Heritage; Tina Harrington; and Dr. Charlene Ives and Rebecca Hewson-Steller from the Cancer Center. Mary Beth O’Hearn, a member of the committee, was not able to attend the presentation.

Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center is a department of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). It is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and provides full-service cancer care in a community setting. Its physicians are members of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. SVMC is part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), an integrated health system serving Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. In addition to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center and SVMC, SVHC consists of the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester, SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus in Wilmington, SVMC Mountain Medical at the base of Mount Snow in West Dover, SVMC Pownal Campus in Pownal, and the SVHC Foundation. To learn more, visit