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Warwick Valley Middle School students present handmade pillowcases to residents of Mount Alverno Center

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Warwick Valley Middle School students present handmade pillowcases to residents of Mount Alverno Center
 

WARWICK (MARCH 25)


Seventh- and eighth-grade home and careers students from Warwick Valley Middle School presented handmade pillowcases to residents of Mount Alverno Center March 20. The students made the pillowcases themselves after school hours, with material donated by Neil DeMarino, and presented the cases as part of the Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation’s Make This House A Home program, which aims to make living more comfortable for people living at Mount Alverno and nearby Schervier Pavilion. From left are students Juliet Lepe, Sara Truncali, Nicole Ramirez, Bria Metzger, Matt Tomko, Gillian Perez and Shannon Halligan. Students not present for this photo include Tori Anderson, Julia Keys, Patrick Valentine and Medina Rier.


Mount Alverno resident Louise Contento shares a happy moment with Nicole Ramirez who presented her with a handcrafted pillowcase.


Medina Rier presented a pillowcase and described it in detail for Mount Alverno resident Frances Mauser, who is visually impaired.

Mount Alverno residents, from left, Yolanda Von Keviczky, Rose Ozello and Eileen Wills are pleased with their new pillowcases.

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Bon Secours Charity Health System comprises Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, New York, and two community hospitals, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York, and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York.

Bon Secours Charity Health System also includes a certified home health agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living/adult home facility, and several other off-site medical programs. 

The Health System, which draws its name from its two Catholic sponsors, the Sisters of Bon Secours and the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, serves nearly 1 million people. With more than 3,400 employees, the Health System is one of the region’s largest employers. For more information, visit bschs.bonsecours.com. 

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