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Seniors Honored for Baby Blanket Project

17 seniors given certificates of appreciation for knitting blankets

Rotary Walk Dedication

Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 7, 2010) - Hudson Valley Hospital Center has honored the Verplanck Senior Citizen’s Club for its support of new mothers at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Club members were awarded certificates of appreciation for their donation of hand-knit baby blankets for newborns at the Hospital’s Women’s Pavilion for Birthing. The club has knitted more than 300 blankets since it began the project with the Hendrick Hudson Library 19 months ago.

Honored for their volunteerism at the club's installation meeting on Oct. 21 were: Annie Bump, Michelina Cerreto, Nan Devlin, Kathleen Hegarty, Virginia Juliano, Margaret Karlik, Patricia Keefe, Joanne Leader, Rose Mason, Terri McHale, Mary Napurski, Joan Perno, Margaret Saladino, Catherine Scanlon, Katherine Slocum, Angelina Smith and Mary Sozzi.