I would like to take this opportunity to offer a great thanks for a wonderful act of kindness.
I am the manager for the CarePlus Program at Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice. Care Plus provides in-home services to individuals residing in Rutland County, Dorset and Rupert.
In order to provide these services, our home care aides, regardless of the weather, travel throughout the area. On Feb. 28, one of my aides was attempting to get to a client’s home, the client lives on a back road in Shrewsbury. The road was snow covered and a crusty layer of ice had formed over the top, making traveling conditions extremely poor. Hitting a patch of ice, our aide went off the road. There was no cell service at her vehicle so she walked a distance in order to call the office and a tow truck.
When she returned to her car, two gentlemen came along in a red truck and offered to assist her. As another aide was leaving the house, she, too, got stuck. The same two men were driving by and pulled this aide out, as well. Again, I would like to thank Montana and Jeremiah from Shrewsbury Farm and Property Management. Your kindness and help made a bad situation better. Thank you again.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Gov. Peter Shumlin announces demise of his single-payer health insurance initiative; convicted first-degree murderer Alan Prue sentenced to 50 years for killing teacher Melissa Jenkins; veterans chafed about park naming snub.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 497 BC, first Saturnalia festival celebrated in Rome, Scandinavians retain 'Yule Goat' as symbol of season, Krampus, evil side of holiday cheer, terrorizes children into better behavior, more advice from Christopher Hitchens.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 533 AD, Byzantine Emperor Justinian I gets the old empire back together again routing the Vandals from Carthage; in 1890, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull is killed at his home in South Dakota; in 1970, Soviets land probe on Venus.
- DUANE CARLETON: Rutland Herald Events Editor George Nostrand interviews musician Duane Carleton, whose new CD 'A GIRL LIKE THAT' drops Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, and will be celebrated that evening with a show at 9:30 p.m. at Killington's Pickle Barrel.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Sigisimund, king of Hungary, creates Order of the Dragon to defend the West against Ottoman Turks; Chong Ho escorts 300 virgins to China; J. Bruce Ismay born this day, built Titanic, gets free trip, does not go down with the ship.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Storm takes out power for 60,000 Vermonters; state gets $33M to fund pre-K education; Springfield board OKs fund to demolish blighted buildings, voters have final say; George Nostrand runs down coming events.