DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (August 11, 2017) – The seventh annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic, held May 12 at the Flagler Beach Pier, raised $2,150 for the Halifax Health – Foundation. The annual surfing tournament is held in memory of Dolly Watson, who was an intensive care unit nurse for Halifax Health. Haley Michelle Watson, the event’s organizer, lost her mother, Dolly Watson, to heart disease on December 29, 2006 at age 46. Pictured at the check presentation are: (L-R) Joe Petrock, executive director of Halifax Health – Foundation; Haley Michelle Watson, organizer of the May Day Memorial Surf Classic; and Jamie Veirs, marketing specialist for Halifax Health.
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.