DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 8, 2017) – Halifax Health – Auxiliary is proud to announce Helen Newton of Ormond Beach as the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteer of the Month for March 2017.
Newton has volunteered more than 27,300 hours since becoming a Halifax Health – Auxiliary member in 1989. She has served in various leaderships roles for the organization, including past president of the Auxiliary. She continues to serve the Auxiliary by volunteering her time to create thousands of pillows, stuffed animals, baby booties and caps with the group’s Stitch ‘N Knit sewing service.
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 – the only in-house healthcare apparel and accessory store in the Daytona Beach area. 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, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four 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, two community clinics, 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.