Volunteers Celebrate 50 Years of Service

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2016 On Feb. 28, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center celebrated the Auxiliary's 50th anniversary with brunch at Oceanside Country Club.

Since February 28, 1966, the hospitals auxiliary has provided more than 2.5 million hours of volunteer support and raised more than $4.8 million to benefit the hospital and community.

More than 100 volunteers both past and present attended this special event.

Norma MacDonald and Dottie Welcher were recognized for their extraordinary service; these two volunteers started with the Auxiliary in 1966 and still hold volunteer positions today.

We are so grateful for all of our volunteers for their continued commitment to our hospital and our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, said Ed Noseworthy, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center CEO. Over a span of 50 years, our dedicated volunteers have made such a phenomenal impact on our hospital and community. Their contributions are vast and we are eternally thankful for the gifts of their time and talents.

Hospital volunteers serve in more than 50 departments at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, the Pavilion at Port Orange, New Smyrna Health Park and various other outpatient locations.

To learn about available volunteer opportunities, call Call386-231-3030 or visit https://www.floridahospital.com/memorial-medical-center/volunteer.

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based, non-profit health care organization with 44 hospitals in 10 states. With more than 2,000 employees, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is committed to providing state-of-the-art care while upholding the mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ. Our locations include Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, as well as outpatient facilities in Daytona Beach Shores, New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange. Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has earned an A Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group since the ratings inception. Additionally, Florida Hospital Oceanside is home to the areas only inpatient rehabilitation facility with Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation for stroke care. For more information, call Call386-231-6000.

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