Pictured are: (L-R) Lesa France Kennedy, chief executive officer of International Speedway Corporation; Lynn Root, Root Family Foundation; Eric Peburn, chief financial officer for Halifax Health and Joe Petrock, executive director for Halifax Health – Foundation.
(February 9, 2017) – On February 8, the Root Family Foundation of Ormond Beach donated $10,000 to Halifax Health – Foundation on behalf of NASCAR Foundation founder Betty Jane France, who passed away last August. France was a great supporter of women’s and children’s health initiatives in Volusia County.
The Root Family Foundation’s donation will go towards patient care and technology in the Betty Jane France Center for Pediatrics at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
“We are extremely grateful for this generous donation from the Root Family Foundation on behalf of Betty Jane France. It will go a long way towards helping to provide critical medical treatments for the children of this community,” says Joe Petrock, executive director of Halifax Health – Foundation.
Halifax Health – Foundation is the official charitable gift receiving agency of Halifax Health. The foundation uses philanthropy and charitable gifts to supplement health services for the community.
To learn more about Halifax Health – Foundation, call 386.425.4111.
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.