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Ormond Beach Observer Sunday, Mar. 18, 2018 1 year ago

Fashion show supports pediatrics

Also: Holland Financial announces promotion
by: Wayne Grant Real Estate Editor

Nearly 350 community members joined the Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation for a silent auction and fashion show March 7 at The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach Shores that raised $60,000 to support the pediatric services at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

The event featured 30 volunteer models from the community. Fashions were provided by My Adornments and Jos. A. Bank. The presenting sponsor was Robins and Morton and the models’ hair and make-up was performed by Dollface Hair Refinery, of Ormond Beach.


Amy Williamson

Holland Financial announces promotion


Holland Financial has announced that Amy Williamson has been promoted to the position of financial adviser. She began work there eight years ago as customer service representative and pursued an education in finance through the years, according to a press release. She holds the chartered financial consultant designation from the American College


SVN Commercial Real Estate expands


SVN Alliance Commercial Real Estate Advisors has bolstered its presence from Jacksonville to Volusia County with the addition of five advisors, President Carl Lentz IV announced recently. Russ Merrill, Mital Saraiyak, Carrie Register, Troy Gray and Jack Ammon bring experience from diverse backgrounds, Lentz said.

“This is an exceptional group of advisors and they will help us accelerate our activity in a booming market,” said Lentz, who launched SVN Alliance in 2016.

SVN is a commercial real estate brokerage firm headquartered in Boston. All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. Visit


Local doctor serves at state legislature


Dr. Edwin Prevatte, director of Halifax Health Family Medicine Residency Program, served as the Doctor of the Day for the Florida Legislature on March 5. Physicians who are willing to spend a day in Tallahassee during the session provide healthcare for members of the legislature and legislative employees. Dr. Kara Williams, a Halifax Health family medicine resident, assisted Prevatte.


Giant colon visits hospital


In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s BIG Colon Tour will make its Volusia County debut from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach, 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., in front of the France Tower,

The BIG Colon Tour features a giant, 20-foot-long, inflatable colon that provides an overview of the various stages of disease including normal colon tissue, Crohn’s Disease, polyp, malignant polyp, colon cancer and advanced colon cancer. Free, interactive tours will begin each hour of the event.



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