Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

January 2018

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Celebrates 20 Years of Volunteers in Action at ‘Grateful Gathering’

Recently, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) hosted a special event to commemorate 20 years of its Windsor-based program Volunteers in Action (ViA), which supports local seniors with an array of volunteer services. Since 2001, ViA has served seven towns including Windsor, West Windsor, Reading, Hartland, and Weathersfield, Vermont, as well as Cornish and Plainfield, New Hampshire.

Dr. Mary Bender and Dr. Kim Aakre of Mt. Ascutney Hospital Receive Special Achievement Award

Dr. Mary Bender and Dr. Kimberly Aakre of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) were cited for a Special Achievement Award by the Vermont chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) at their 2017 District Awards Dinner in Burlington, Vermont. The award recognized the doctors’ work to create a special program to develop a system of support and care for mothers who are in recovery from opiate addiction and their young children. Nominated individuals must be members of the AAP.

Windsor Smiles program at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center receives $7,734 grant from Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

The Windsor Smiles program at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has been awarded a $7,734 grant by the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation. Windsor Smiles, a collaboration between MAHHC, the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation, Windsor Elementary School, and Alice Peck Day Hospital, is designed to serve local children who have very limited access to regular dental care.