Woman of Distinction From The Village of Brewster, Verna Bergstrom
A resident of Brewster since 1976, Ms. Bergstrom joined St. Andrew’s Church, where she served on the vestry and was president of the Episcopal Church women’s group and is still a member of the Alter Guild. Ms. Bergstrom served on the Village of Brewster Planning Board, and was elected as a Board of Trustee for the Village of Brewster. During her time on the Board of Trustees, Ms. Bergstrom worked with many wonderful people to form the Coalition for a Better Brewster, which started the first Founder’s Day Street Fair. Ms. Bergstrom is the past President of the Ladies Auxiliary and is a member of the Putnam County and Hudson Valley Auxiliary. After working for 29 years at Garden Street School, Ms. Bergstrom joined the staff at St. Lawrence O’Toole Early Childhood Learning Center, where she is a Kindergarten Aid.