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Betty Jane France

NASCAR Matriarch and Philanthropist

 
 
Betty Jane France Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 14, 2017
1. Betty Jane France Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to a champion of Women's and Children's Health

As the founder of our state-of-the-art children's center, Speediatrics, we are proud to honor and pay tribute to an icon of our community
Betty Jane France.

This statue assures that her legacy will be forever memorialized as a part of Halifax Health and the community we serve

Sculptor John Lajba

 
Erected by Halifax Health.
 
Location. 29° 12.145′ N, 81° 3.299′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from N. Clyde Morris Blvd. 0.1 miles south of Mayberry Ave.. Touch for map. Marker located in front of the France Tower at the Halifax Health complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Kings Road (approx. half a mile away); William H. G. France & Anne Bledsoe France (approx. one mile away); Dale Earnhardt (approx. 1.1 miles away); 43rd Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.1 miles away); 42nd Running Daytona 500
Betty Jane France Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 14, 2017
2. Betty Jane France Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); 38th Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.1 miles away); 47th Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.1 miles away); 39th Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
Regarding Betty Jane France. Betty Jane France was a long time leader and philanthropist in Daytona Beach, Florida., Well known as being a steadfast champion of health care for children. She assisted in the establishment of “Speediatrics” children care unit at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach and at Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Florida.
France was also heavily involved in her family’s business, serving as executive vice president and assistant treasurer of NASCAR, and board chairman of the NASCAR Foundation until her death in 2016.
 
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Betty Jane France Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 14, 2017
3. Betty Jane France Statue
Betty Jane France Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross
4. Betty Jane France Statue
Betty Jane France Pediatric Center image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross
5. Betty Jane France Pediatric Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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