Local Educators Donate Baby Hats to Florida Hospital DeLand

DELAND, Fla., February 15, 2017 – The West Volusia Retired Educators Association donated 40 handmade, knitted baby hats to Florida Hospital DeLand on Feb. 14.

“When mothers come to our hospital to have their babies, we focus on providing an exceptional, special experience that welcomes their new bundle of joy to the world,” said Craig Lindsey, Florida Hospital DeLand chief nursing officer. “With this kind and generous donation, it makes the experience for these new mothers even more special. I know that these hats will be a cherished keepsake forever.”

About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 164-beds, Florida Hospital DeLand is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 923 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.

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From left to right: Florida Hospital DeLand chief nursing officer Craig Lindsey; West Volusia Retired Educators Association president Anne Sweeny; West Volusia Retired Educators Association secretary and project coordinator Diane Saffran; Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation president Lorna Jean Hagstrom; and Florida Hospital DeLand BirthCare Center nurse manager Lisa Steele.