At the Hospitals: Sunday May 12, 2013

Hugh Roberts and his son Dave Roberts are joined by registered nurse Laurie Bride during a ceremony to honor Roberts' military service .

Hugh Roberts and his son Dave Roberts are joined by registered nurse Laurie Bride during a ceremony to honor Roberts' military service .

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Golf Classic Set For June 14 in Woodstock

Windsor — The Mt. Ascutney Hospital Golf Classic is set for June 14 at the Woodstock Inn and Resort Golf Club.

Proceeds support Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, which has 25 inpatient and medical-surgical beds and a 10-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit. The tournament has netted more than $600,000 for the hospital since it began 30 years ago.

Those who register before May 15 pay $160 per player. After May 15, the cost is $175. The price includes a barbecue lunch, tournament play and cart, prizes, and a post-tournament reception featuring a silent auction and awards. The tournament opens at 11 a.m. for registration and lunch, followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

For sponsorship information, to donate to the auction, or to register as a team or individual, contact Tony Tremblay at 802-674-7321 or

Surgeon Joins New London Hospital

New London — General surgeon Nick Peter Perencevich has joined the medical staff of New London Hospital.

Most recently, Dr. Perencevich was a member of a team of providers who traveled to Africa as part of the Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program. He worked at Central Hospital University of Kigali in Rwanda, training future surgeons and health professionals. Before that, he worked as a general surgeon for Concord Surgical Associates and at the Veterans Hospital in Manchester, N.H.

He has served on the New Hampshire Board of Medicinefrom 2002 to 2012. Dr. Perencevich has also held the positions of Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School, and currently teaches Dartmouth medical students in Concord.

Perencevich holds a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a bachelor’s degree in medical science from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He completed his internship and residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and a fellowship in General Surgery at Western Infirmary, University of Glasgow in Scotland.

Grantham Veteran Recognized

Grantham — Hugh Roberts, of Grantham, was honored on May 7, by Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice for his military service in the United States Navy. Roberts, who began his service in 1943 at the age of 18, spent three years aboard the U.S. Baltimore.

Roberts received a pin and plaque at the ceremony, which was part of the “We Honor Veterans” program. The program identifies service men and women upon admission to either home care or hospice.

“For many veterans, military service is one of their most profound experiences,” Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice said in a recent news release. “Learning more about each patient’s experience creates an environment for optimum care.”

For more information, contact Volunteer Program Coordinator Debra Dumond at 603-526-4077 or

— Compiled by Aimee Caruso