Picture of Ann Bush, Auxiliary Volunteer June 2017; Bill Perrine Auxiliary Volunteer July 2017, and Evelyn Chitty Auxiliary Volunteer August 2017

Halifax Health Recognizes Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteers of the Month

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  • January 6, 2018
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Ann Bush, Bill Perrine, and Evelyn Chitty

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (August 11, 2017) – Halifax Health – Auxiliary recently recognized its 2017 Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteers of the Month for June, July and August.

Ann Bush of Ormond Beach is the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteer of the Month for June 2017.  A Halifax Health – Auxiliary member since 2009, Bush volunteers at the Halifax Health – Center for Oncology location in Ormond Beach.

Beloved by patients and staff, Bush says, “I wanted to volunteer as I always liked people and wanted to give back.”

Daytona Beach resident Bill Perrine is the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteer of the Month for July 2017.  A member of Halifax Health – Auxiliary for three years, Perrine volunteers two days a week in Halifax Health Medical Center’s same day surgery unit.  He has volunteered 900 hours with the Auxiliary.

Perrine’s day in the same day surgery unit begins at 5 a.m. with taking patients to their room to prepare for surgery.  He says he enjoys volunteering at Halifax Health and interacting with patients, staff and other Auxiliary members.

Evelyn Chitty of Daytona Beach is the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteer of the Month for August 2017.  She has been a Halifax Health – Auxiliary member for more than 12 years in the hospital’s gift shop.  The proud 92-year old has given 2,931 hours of service to Halifax Health.

Chitty, who is charged with checking the gift shop’s inventory, is highly thought of by staff for her dependability and friendliness to customers.

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 – an in-house healthcare apparel and accessory store.  For information on volunteer opportunities at Halifax Health, call 386.425.4036 or visit halifaxhealth.org/volunteering.

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.


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