DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (January 31, 2018) – Henrietta “Chuckie” Hughes, Lori Willick and Dot Wells have been named the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteers of the Month for November and December 2017 and January 2018 by the Halifax Health – Auxiliary.
A Daytona Beach resident, Hughes is the Volunteer of the Month for November 2017. An Auxiliary member for more than two years, she has provided more than 683 volunteer hours to Halifax Health, primarily in the gift shop at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach. Known to be an extremely dedicated volunteer, in 2016 during Hurricane Matthew, Hughes spent the entire weekend at the hospital in order to keep the gift shop open.
Lori Willick of New Smyrna Beach is the Volunteer of the Month for December 2017. Willick, who is co-chair of the Auxiliary’s therapy dog program, has provided more than 1,000 volunteer hours to Halifax Health, most of which were completed with her beloved greyhound Abby.
Also a gift shop volunteer, Dot Wells is the Auxiliary’s Volunteer of the Month for January 2018. Wells, who in addition serves as the assistant treasurer for the gift shop, handles all the store’s accounts and verifies receipts and invoices. She is known to be a dedicated volunteer with a strong work ethic. The Daytona Beach resident has been an Auxiliary member since April 2015.
Halifax Health – Auxiliary is a local charitable 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to serve the community through partnership with Halifax Health. The Auxiliary has been operating since 1932 and serves over 400 volunteer members contributing more than 80,000 hours annually. Halifax Health – Auxiliary also assists with general fundraising efforts through their gift shop, sponsored sales and partnership with First Uniform – an in-house healthcare apparel and accessory store. For information on volunteer opportunities at Halifax Health, call 386.425.4036 or visit halifaxhealth.org/volunteering.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.