Photo of check presentation from 8th Annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic

8th Annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic Raises $3,000 for Halifax Health – Foundation

  • by halifax
  • September 25, 2018
  • Categories: Blog, Mom Mental Health and Wellbeing, Podcast, Press Release, Uncategorized, Video

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (September 25, 2018) – The eighth annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic, held May 12 at the Flagler Beach Pier, raised $3,000 for the Halifax Health – Foundation.  The surfing tournament is held annually 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, to heart disease on December 29, 2006.  Dolly Watson was just 46 years old.  The donation from the surf classic will go to Halifax Health – Foundation’s Cardiovascular Fund.  Pictured at the check presentation are: (L-R) Preston Root, Nic Stephens, Scenic Root, Haley Michelle Watson, Ashley Dufrene, Richard Powers and Kathryn Nagib.

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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 II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit


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