Halifax Health Announces Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteers of the Month for September and October 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (October 30, 2018) – Debra Wray and Linda Dierstein have been named the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteers of the Month for September and October 2018 by the Halifax Health - Auxiliary.

Daytona Beach resident Debra Wray is the Auxiliary Volunteer of the Month for September 2018.  Wray has been an Auxiliary member since August 2015 and has volunteered more than 1,079 hours.  Wray volunteers in the gift shop at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach where she assists with customer service, stocking shelves and delivering items to patients.

A Daytona Beach Shores resident, Dierstein is the Volunteer of the Month for October 2018.  An Auxiliary member since 2013, she has volunteered more than 1,724 hours at Halifax Health Medical Center.  Dierstein volunteers in the surgical waiting room on Friday mornings. 

Halifax Health Team Member Daphne Sapp says of Dierstein, “Linda is the person we can count on to substitute when needed.  From January through July this year, she has been our substitute more than any other of our Team Members.  She is certainly a great asset to our waiting room team.”      

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, 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 halifaxhealth.org.

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