Tag archives: VNHC

By Lynda Millner   |   October 17, 2019

Synergy: The bonus that is achieved, when things work together harmoniously.” – Mark Twain. Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) hosted a reception at the Montecito Club to celebrate a legacy of synergy and learn about important changes in our local healthcare community. Medical director and board member Dr. Michael Bordofsky surprised us all with […]

Anchors Aweigh!
By Lynda Millner   |   September 19, 2019

For the 15th time the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) has sponsored a Regatta for Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care (VNHC). They have both been around for over one hundred years. Scott Deardorff serves as SBYC Commodore and Francie Lufkin as Staff Commodore and Regatta co-chair along with co-chair Nick Sebastian. After mimosas and brunch, […]

Charity Regatta Thank You
By Lynda Millner   |   September 12, 2019

Before the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care (VNHC) Charity Regatta given by the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) in early September, they had a special thank you cocktail party for their Regatta sponsors. It’s interesting to note that each organization has been in Santa Barbara for over one hundred years. It was a perfect evening […]

Music & Moms
By Lynda Millner   |   June 6, 2019

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) focused this year at their annual Mother’s Day luncheon not on fashion but on “Music & Moms” at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The honored mother was Sharol Siemens and the remembered moms were Faviola Belnitz Calderon, Josie Gower, Alice Mitchell, Marilyn Ramos Benitez, and Rebecca Riskin, all […]

Validating Dreams and Visions of the Dying
By Lynda Millner   |   March 28, 2019

“Validating Dreams and Visions of the Dying” was obviously a subject of great interest to many as almost 500 people showed up at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort for Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care’s (VNHC) 6th annual health care symposium. According to president/CEO Lynda Tanner, “VNHC began in 1908 with one nurse providing 140 […]

Yacht Club Charity Gala
By Tim Buckley   |   September 20, 2018

The Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) got underway with their 14th Annual Charity Regatta benefiting Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) and celebrating our dedicated teachers. They were recognized for going 110 percent above and beyond the call of duty during the Thomas Fire and mudslides to continue their student’s education. They arranged alternate classroom […]

Charity Regatta
By Lynda Millner   |   September 6, 2018

The Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) held their annual cocktail party in honor of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) as a “thank you” to sponsors and members of the fundraiser Regatta to be held in September. Admission is open to everyone for an exciting day filled with racing, cruising, music, and games. There’s a […]

Mother’s Day Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   May 24, 2018

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) held its 17th annual Mother’s Day Luncheon to honor and remember our mothers in the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. It was a poignant event and totally heartfelt. It began with emcee Pamela Dillman Haskell moderating the lively (cool?) teen-parent fashion show from K.frank. The Santa Barbara Arts Performance […]

PHorum 2018
By Lynda Millner   |   April 5, 2018

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) will celebrate its 110th anniversary later this year. It continues to serve its communities and meet their needs when people are most vulnerable. It used to deliver firewood by horse-and-buggy and then started the first non-hospital health care service. Eventually, they developed homemaker and home health programs and provided […]