RVNA’s Keri Linardi to present at national hospice conference next week

RVNA Chief Clinical Officer Keri Linardi, RN, BSN, PHN, CHPCA, will be presenting at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC in mid-April. The conference, which runs from April 15-17, hosts leaders and managers at all levels of hospice and palliative care and addresses such global themes as effective organizational systems; innovative approaches for increasing access to … read more

Sarah Triano rejoins RVNA

Sarah Triano has rejoinined the RVNA’s rehabilitation team as an occupational therapist (OT) primarily serving patients in RVNA’s outpatient therapy center at 27 Governor Street. Triano originally worked for RVNA in 2015 as a per diem OT caring for patients in their homes. Since that time, RVNA has expanded our rehabilitation program through new programs and disciplines, as well as … read more

RVNA to host annual spring breakfast April 26

RVNA’s 19th annual Spring Breakfast will be held on Friday morning, April 26, at the Amber Room in Danbury. The event, chaired by LouAnn Daprato, attracts over 400 residents, business owners, and community leaders in the Ridgefield-Danbury area. Daprato is a longtime Ridgefield resident and community advocate as well a mortgage-lending professional with Finance of America. The breakfast committee, comprised … read more

Ridgefield Library to honor McNamara’s next year

The Ridgefield Library will honor Paul and Dewey McNamara during its Great Expectations Gala next year. The McNamaras will receive the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award The gala will take place May 4, 2019, at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., and will include a cocktail hour and sit-down dinner. The award is named for the late Hope Swenson, who … read more

RVNA to host annual meeting on Oct. 24

Friends and supporters of the Ridgefield Visiting Nursing Association are invited to attend the RVNA annual meeting and incorporators’ reception on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at RVNA. The event will include a state-of-the-agency report and message from President and CEO Theresa Santoro, followed by a reception recognizing RVNA incorporators. Incorporators have made significant contributions to RVNA … read more

$500,000 Chef’s Warehouse lease approved by selectmen

The impressive brick Venus Municipal Building is losing its second biggest tenant, the RVNA, whose door is at right behind the parked car. One inquiry about the space came from the building’s biggest tenant, Chefs’ Warehouse, which uses the main door at left. — Macklin Reid photo

A lease bringing the town roughly $500,000 a year and giving Chef’s Warehouse use of the Venus Municipal Building’s entire second floor — excluding the wing with the Town Hall Annex — has been approved by the Board of Selectmen. The lease runs for five years through fall 2023, with rents rising from $495,652 for the first year to $526,265 … read more

RVNA win Top Workplace award

For the seventh time since 2011, RVNA has received a Top Workplace award from Hearst Connecticut Media. The award is given to local companies that lead the way in workplace culture based on employee surveys. At RVNA, those employees include clinical staff, such as nurses, rehab therapists, and home health aides. They also include non-medical caregivers and administrative staff. RVNA … read more

Ridgefield happenings: Chekhov Theatre Festival, ‘Inside the Writer’s Workshop,’ and #HandsOnHistory

The following is a list of events happening in Ridgefield over the next couple of weeks: Fall carnival at rec center The Ridgefield Prevention Council and the Ridgefield Boys and Girls Club are hosting a fall carnival fund-raiser in town this weekend. The carnival will be held on the front field of the recreation center on Route 35. The dates … read more

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