Local celebrities spelled it out in true Spelling Bee style in the fourth annual RVNA Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 11, at the Ridgefield Playhouse Ridgefield Conneticut .
Dr Britto one of the local celebrity contestant put on a great show ,however victory that night belonged to someone else.
It’s all in good fun and for a great cause — to support RVNA nursing education. Among those competing were RHS senior student Hannah Mercorella; Matt Byrnes, head of Wooster School; Paul Fabbri, RHS teacher and coach; and Dr. Anil Britto of Ridgefield Pediatric Associates.
“This is a terrific group of contestants — they were so enthusiastic and have a great sense of community,” said RVNA Director of Philanthropy Mary Jean Heller. “We are so thankful for their willingness to participate in this fun, family event.
”Funds raised through the Bee support RVNA nursing education. RVNA spends roughly $40,000 per year on education and in-service training for its more than 60 nurses, therapists and home health aides. Last year, the agency served nearly 1,200 patients with more than 42,000 home care visits.