DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (June 14, 2019) – Halifax Health-Foundation raised $180,000 during its 2019 Bahama Casual gala event held Friday, June 7 at The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach Shores.
Attendees of the gala were treated to lip sync performances featuring the music of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Donna Summer and the Love Dancers, and Soul Train dancers. A special tribute featuring music from Halifax Health Board of Commissioners member Glenn Ritchey’s former band, The Mustangs, capped the night off with songs from one of the group’s albums. In addition, a Bee Gees tribute band provided the remainder of the evening’s musical entertainment.
Proceeds from Bahama Casual will go toward the foundation’s mission of providing education, as well as purchasing new, life-saving technology, for present and future generations of the Greater Daytona Beach Area.
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, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, 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 III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.