June 04, 2013
Golf Tournament Raises More Than $20,000 For Emergency Care

DELAND – On May 31, Florida Hospital DeLand hosted the fifth annual Friends of the Foundation Golf Tournament at Victoria Hills Golf Club.

Despite a rain-soaked course, more than 50 players composing the tournaments 15 teams, enjoyed a great day of golf.

The tournament raised more than $20,000 which will benefit Florida Hospital DeLand’s Emergency Department renovations.

Despite having the second-highest volume in the county, Florida Hospital DeLand has the smallest number of beds in the area. The scheduled renovations will expand the hospital’s emergency department beds from 23 to 28, which will improve efficiency, shorten wait times and offer more amenities to patients. Patient rooms will be walled in and privacy curtains will be eliminated. Additionally, televisions will be added to patient rooms and new flooring, lighting and ceiling tiles will be installed.

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 member 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

Photo Caption:
The H&R Unlimited team of four came in first place and played 16 under. From left to right: Shawn Grimes, Harper Hill, Tobin Birney and Greg Hunter. Here they are standing with their winnings: brand new golf bags.

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