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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Foundation Names New Board Members

Nine East Pasco individuals have recently been selected to serve two, two-year terms as members of the Florida Hospital Zephyrhills (FHZ) Foundation Board. They join 11 other Board volunteers who are currently serving.

New members are Kristen Cabot Brady, Centennial Middle School; Kathy Britton, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services; Randy Bush, L.F.D., Hodges Family Funeral Home; Paul Correia, Sun State Aluminum; Inc.; Rashmi Ferris, Florida Hospital Physician Group; Sarah Asaftei McDugal, Zephyrhills Health & Rehab; Edwin J. Rogers, P.E., Heidt Design; Jason Sasser, JSC Real Estate Group; and Chief Ray Velboom, Dade City Police Department.

“We are proud to add these exceptional leaders to our Board of Trustees,” said Carolyn Sentelik, Executive Director for the FHZ Foundation. “Each new member brings a wealth of business experience and valuable connections.”

Upcoming fundraisers include the annual Florida Hospital West Florida Region Starlight Gala on Sunday evening, October 16, at the Marriott Waterside Tampa. Tables and sponsorships are still available as is the opportunity to donate auction items. Additionally, the first Florida Hospital West Florida Regional Golf Classic will take place on Monday, October 24, at Saddlebrook Golf Club in Wesley Chapel. There are still openings for foursomes and sponsorships.  
“All proceeds from these events will support each hospital within the Florida Hospital West Florida Region including Florida Hospital Zephyrhills,” Sentelik added. The Foundation’s mission is to extend the Healing Ministry of Christ by facilitating an opportunity for individuals, corporations and foundations to support FHZ’s programs and services.

To inquire about event specifics, other meaningful ways to support the Foundation or the hospital, call the Foundation office at (813) 783-6144. 

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Members of the Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Foundation Board met recently for an introductory and strategy meeting. Back row from left are Ed Rogers; Kathy Britton; Dr. Buddy Hollyfield; Linda Hauff; Randy Bush; Scott Childers, CFRE, Vice President / Executive Director for the Florida Hospital West Florida Region Foundation; and Tim Pierson. Front row from left are Chris Browne; Carolyn Hodges; Cliff Martin; Kristen Cabot Brady; Doreen Strain, RN; John Scott, Chairman of the Board; Carolyn Sentelik, Foundation Executive Director; Kathy Simpson; Tim Baldwin; Sarah Asaftei McDugal; Ray Velboom; Rashmi Ferris; and Randy Surber, President and CEO, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. Board members not pictured are Amy Chappell; Stephen Carle; John Henson; Barbara Martucci; and Jean Murphy.

About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County.  It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, one of the largest health care providers in the state of Florida.  Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and HealthGrades for providing quality patient care with emphasis on safety and patient outcomes. The award-winning Heart Institute is recognized for the treatment of coronary intervention, heart failure, chest pain, open heart surgery, and electrophysiology procedures and has received the Gold Plus Award for heart failure from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical offerings including orthopedic services such as hip and knee replacement and MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee replacement. The Women’s Health Center offers services for women including gynecology, urology and pelvic floor health, labor and delivery through The Baby Place®, and breast care through the Simpson Breast Health Center. The hospital also offers 24/7 emergency services including a “fast track” option, imaging services, and the Center for Wound Healing. Visit for more information.