Change Search
Blog

Alice Hyde's Teddy Bear Clinic delights, teaches

Hundreds of children from Malone-area schools visited the University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center this week, with stuffed animals in tow. Their destination: Alice Hyde’s Teddy Bear Clinic — an event that has, for decades, brought young students and their teachers to the hospital, where they le[...]

Read More

Blog

Mr. Yuk is Tricky

Pharmacist Kurt Trautmann's classic magic show delights Malone's children

On a Wednesday morning in early May, there’s magic happening at UVM Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone. The cacophony of delight is created by Pharmacist Kurt Trautmann, who is putting on his classic Mr. Yuk Magic show for an audience of about 100 preschool-age children from schools around Malone — t[...]

Read More

Blog

Volunteer Week Profiles: Addie Taro

Adeline Taro of Malone has volunteerism in her DNA. At 85 years old, Taro has been greeting employees and visitors at Alice Hyde Medical Center for nearly four decades. Her roots with the hospital run so deep that she remembers serving employees food at the hospital’s first floor snack bar in the 1980s. Back then Taro,[...]

Read More

Blog

Volunteer Week Profiles: Theresa Lamica

Odds are, if you walk into the Park Street Café looking for a hot meal, Theresa Lamica knows who you are. The native of Burke, N.Y. has been serving up delicious fare at Alice Hyde for 15 years now, as a member of the dedicated group of volunteers who work with employees to run Park Street’s café and gift shop. But[...]

Read More

Blog

Volunteer Week Profiles: Shelia Hargrave

Every time Shelia Hargrave of Malone returns to Alice Hyde Medical Center, it’s a homecoming. Hargrave, a Malone native who moved back to the village in 2012 after three decades of living in the Massena area with her husband, has spent much of her life as a member of the Alice Hyde family. Her mother, Pauline King, worked for 20[...]

Read More

Blog

Volunteer Week Profiles: Linda Bouissey

If change really is the only constant in health care, Linda Bouissey continues to display a talent for being both the embodiment of that rule, and the exception that proves it. The 71-year-old Bouissey has been a fixture at University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center for nearly five decades, in one capacity o[...]

Read More

Blog

Volunteer Week Profiles: Tom and Penny Geoghan

Two Brooklyn transplants who have made their home in the North Country are bringing creativity and creation — in the form of art and music — to residents at The Alice Center. Whether it’s standing in front of an easel with a brush or pencil in hand, or leading residents in the chorus of a favorite country song, Tom an[...]

Read More