PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT:   Lewis J. Critelli, Villaume Foundation Board Member; Maria Montoro-Edwards, PHD, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, The Wright Center; Katie Blake, Development Specialist, The Wright Center; Maria Kolcharno, Director of Addiction Services, The Wright Center; and Villaume Foundation Board Member, Jon Villaume.

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For Immediate Release

The Wright Center for Community Health Receives Grant from Villaume Foundation

Honesdale, PA - The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that The Wright Center for Community Health was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2019 community grant awards. Maria Montoro-Edwards, PHD, Maria Kolcharno, and Katie Blake, received a check for $40,000.00 on behalf of The Wright Center for Community Health from Villaume Foundation board members, Lewis J. Critelli and Jon Villaume.

The Wright Center for Community Health is a nonprofit, community-based graduate medical education consortium and safety net provider of primary care services with a mission to improve the health and welfare of the community through inclusive and responsive health services. The Villaume grant will be used to purchase equipment and supplies to outfit a satellite clinic for additional services at the Hawley Silk Mill. For more information regarding The Wright Center for Community Health, please visit the Center’s website at www.thewrightcenter.org.

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives, John and Helen Villaume, is dedicated to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County. Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $1,500,000.00 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from: The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by phone: 570-253-8507 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT: Lewis J. Critelli, Villaume Foundation Board Member; Maria Montoro-Edwards, PHD, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, The Wright Center; Katie Blake, Development Specialist, The Wright Center; Maria Kolcharno, Director of Addiction Services, The Wright Center; and Villaume Foundation Board Member, Jon Villaume.

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