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Published on January 09, 2019

Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship Campaign exceeds Goal

Rutland, VT: The Rutland Area Medical Community scholarship campaign came to a close on January 4, 2019 by raising a total of $152,592. This completes a three year fundraising campaign to establish a $150,000 endowed fund in support of annual scholarships for students pursuing a career in the healthcare field. Ongoing fundraising will continue to in an effort to grow the fund so scholarships may be awarded now and in the future.

We are thankful to our volunteer committee who have overseen and supported this scholarship program for the past three years, with special acknowledgement to Dr. Stanley Shapiro for his vision, leadership and enthusiasm in guiding the committee and directing efforts throughout the campaign.

We are incredibly grateful to the medical staff community for their ongoing support of this scholarship fund,” said Claudio Fort, President and CEO of Rutland Regional Medical Center. “Through their commitment and collaboration, opportunities have been created to help individuals pursue their goal of higher education.”

Dr. Stanley Shapiro, Medical Director of the Rutland Heart Center and Chair of the Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship committee added, “With the completion of the three-year campaign, our medical community has achieved a lasting benefit that will make a difference for others from this time forward. There are a great many to thank and share in this achievement, and It has been a very meaningful experience for all who have been involved.”

The Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship Committee is comprised of the following members:

For more information about the Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship program, visit Ways to Give>>>

About Rutland Regional Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center, founded in 1896, is the largest community hospital and the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont. With a strong patient focus, consistent quality performance, nursing excellence and award-winning care, Rutland Regional remains dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals throughout Rutland County and beyond.

Rutland Regional has received many different honors and awards over the years, including: Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report and was the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. Learn more about our Quality & Awards>>>

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Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, 802.772.2843 or pbolgioni@rrmc.org

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