Collaborative spirit and leadership exemplify “Working Together Works”
Roanoke Rapids, NC – At their annual meeting held on September 19 at the Weldon Mills Distillery, Halifax County Business Horizons (Halifax Horizons), Inc. presented the 9th Annual “Working Together Works” award to Will Mahone V, President of Halifax Regional Medical Center. In making the presentation, Scott Aman, Vice President of Halifax Horizons, highlighted Mahone’s “collaborative spirit, strong leadership, and integrity.
“Halifax Regional Medical Center is one of our most important quality-of-life assets,” commented Aman. “We are grateful for Will Mahone’s leadership and Halifax Regional’s continued commitment to Halifax County Business Horizons,” Aman added.
Accepting the award, Mahone commented. “I am honored to receive this award and would also like to recognize our administrative team and Board of Trustees for their leadership in successfully carrying out our mission. A strong health care system plays a critical role in local economic development by attracting business and industry and retirees.” Mahone added, “We look forward to the future and to continuing to provide high quality services and leadership to this community.”
Halifax Regional Medical Center is a major contributor to the area economy with approximately 850 employees and a total annual payroll of over $50 million. The recent merger with Vidant Health was effective June 1, and will increase the Hospital’s impact and viability for years to come.
Ronnie Locke, Chairman of the Halifax County Economic Development Commission and a Halifax Horizons Board member, added, “Working together really does work and it is important that we recognize individuals, like Will Mahone, that provide leadership and service to our community.” Locke added, “We look forward to our continued partnership with Will and the Halifax Regional Medical Center staff and board.”
Halifax County Business Horizons, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide funding for economic development projects in all of Halifax County. Private funds raised by the organization support business and industry recruitment and expansion and tourism development. Halifax Horizons provides critical financial support for projects that directly impact the success of our local tourism and economic development efforts.