DELAND – On March 13, Florida Hospital DeLand presented a $2,000 check at the West Volusia Police Athletic League (PAL) board meeting at the Sandhill Golf Course, located at 800 E. Euclid Ave. in DeLand.
The West Volusia PAL is a non-profit, joint-venture between the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the DeLand Police Department and the greater DeLand-area community. It provides quality athletic and educational activities for at-risk children in DeLand at low or no cost.
“The West Volusia PAL aims to provide young people with positive role models, help them build self-esteem and give them a safe place for activities,” said Nigel Hinds, Florida Hospital DeLand Chief Financial Officer. “This is a mission that strongly aligns with Florida Hospital’s mission. That’s why Florida Hospital DeLand has sponsored the West Volusia PAL and the good work they do within our community for the past three years.”
About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand is a 156-bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services in addition to 24-hour emergency and critical care. The hospital is a part of the Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeLand community. Florida Hospital DeLand is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Disease-Specific Care Certified by the Joint Commission in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Additionally, the hospital is Chest Pain Accredited with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and is also a Certified Stroke Center. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.
From left to right: The West Volusia PAL board members Dr. Patrick Coggins, Connie Locke, Deputy Chief Gary Batten, Dorothy Myers, Rocky Kaiser, and Mike Coffin accept a check for $2,000 from Nigel Hinds, Florida Hospital DeLand Chief Financial Officer, and Wesley Harden, Florida Hospital DeLand Director of Radiology and West Volusia PAL board member. Florida Hospital DeLand has sponsored the West Volusia PAL and the good work they do within our community for the past three years.”