CVPH Announces Summer Concert Series

PLATTSBURGH, NY (05/17/2018) -- The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) announced today plans for a Summer Concert Series to benefit local, non-profit health care related organizations and The Foundation of CVPH.

“Our patients and community benefit from the partnerships between CVPH and these organizations,” explained Michelle LeBeau, President of CVPH and Alice Hyde Medical Center.  “The concert series celebrates our partnerships and what they mean for the health and wellness of our community.  They also provide us an opportunity to thank the community for its support.”

The CVPH Summer Concert Series kicks off Thursday, June 14 with a performance by BBP Bruce Bill & Pat.  The concert, one of four scheduled throughout the summer, will take place on the hospital’s front lawn beginning at 6 p.m. The events are free and open to all.

“Our hope is that families will bring their lawn chairs and blankets and come to our campus to enjoy an evening together,” explained LeBeau.  CVPH has partnered with Hospice of the North Country, BHSN, Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery of Clinton County (SPARCC) and the United Way of the Adirondack Region to showcase the work of these non-profit health care organizations.  The organizations will have a display at the event and CVPH will make a donation to them as well as to Foundation of CVPH. Hospice of the North Country is the featured community partner at the June 14 concert. 

The Dogfather Food Truck and Mr. Ding-a-Ling will provide food and refreshments at each concert.  A portion of their proceeds will be donated to partner agencies as well as The Foundation.

The remaining concert schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, July 12, Nina’s Brew featuring BHSN
  • Thursday, August 9, Thirty1&Mandolin featuring SPARCC
  • Thursday, September 13, Frozen Sunshine featuring United Way of the Adirondack Region

"CVPH is a huge part of our community. The employees there are highly dedicated to the wellness of not only their patients, but also to the betterment of our community as a whole and to the overall wellness of our friends and neighbors across the region. It is a privilege to partner with them on community based initiatives that help to maintain and improve upon our unique quality of life,” said John Bernardi, Chief Executive Officer of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc.

Each concert will begin at 6 p.m. and parking will be located in the Medical Office Building Parking lot near CVPH’s Cornelia Street entrance.  Concert goers should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.   CVPH prohibits smoking, alcohol and glass containers on its campus.

Check for additional information and schedule changes.


About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a private, not-for profit hospital and a subsidiary of Community Providers Inc., (CPI). Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014, became The University of Vermont Health Network.  Together with its partners, Alice Hyde Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and the University of Vermont Medical Center, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Care Center.  Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid approved.  Learn more at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.


About The University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  Our partners include:



Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.