SVHC Foundation Encourages Local Shopping for Dine to Your Heart's Delight

March 24, 2016

BENNINGTON, VT—March 24, 2016—The SVHC Foundation is pleased to announce sponsors for the Dine to Your Heart’s Delight “Shop Local” Week April 1 – 8.

The ‘Shop Local” Week is a part of a series of Dine to Your Heart’s Delight events, including an upscale dance party at the Taconic Hotel in Manchester on April 9, and $10,000 cash raffle. The proceeds of all three events will support heart health programs and education at SVHC.

Sponsoring businesses include:


  • Elm Street Market, Bennington
  • The Four Chimneys Inn, Bennington
  • Pangea Restaurant, North Bennington
  • Taconic Hotel, Manchester
  • Time for Yourself Massage and Personal Training, Bennington


  • Anytime Fitness, Bennington
  • Curves Fitness, Bennington
  • Madison Brewing Co., Bennington
  • Man of Kent, Hoosick Falls
  • Ramuntos, Bennington
  • The Perfect Wife Restaurant, Manchester
  • Up for Breakfast, Manchester


  • Bistro Henry, Manchester
  • Jensen’s Family Restaurant, Bennington
  • Safford Mills Inn & Café, Bennington
  • Sonny’s Blue Benn Diner, Bennington
  • Your Belly’s Deli, Bennington
  • Wassick Tire, Bennington

Each has donated to Dine to your Heart’s Delight or are donating a percentage of their sales during “shop local” week to benefit heart health programs at SVHC. SVHC encourages local residents to shop these businesses during the week of April 1.

Additional information about the “shop local” week, the Dine to Your Heart’s Delight dance party at the Taconic Hotel in Manchester on April 9, and the $10,000 Save a Heart Cash Raffle, in addition to tickets, can be found at

For questions, contact Carson Thurber at (802) 447-5017 or

About SVHC:

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’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC’s services include an emergency department staffed by physicians each of whom is board certified in emergency medicine; the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and managed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock; and a fully-digital imaging department. SVMC also includes 19 primary and specialty care practices and primary care offices in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, West Dover, and Wilmington, VT. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the state’s first Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence, a designation it has held since 2002. To learn more, visit