WINNSBORO — Dee Mattox was recently elected to service on the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation board, joining 11 other community members who serve on the board.
Mattox, who is employed part-time with the Fairfield County Council on Aging and Fairfield County Board of Disability, retired after 32 years with D.H.E.C. Home Health Services.
A native of Fairfield County, she began her nursing career as a staff nurse at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
“I look forward to working with the foundation to support the quality delivery of health services to the Fairfield County citizens. Having started my career in nursing at the hospital, it is a good feeling to be coming home to contribute my experience,” said Mattox, a registered nurse.
A member of Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church, she has been married to Heyward Mattox for 37 years. They have two grown sons and three grandchildren.
The Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation was established in 2010 to support Fairfield Memorial Hospital, an accredited 25-bed critical care hospital.
Located in Winnsboro, the hospital has served the health needs of Fairfield County for 60 years. Since its founding, the foundation has donated more than $170,000 in equipment through grants, in-kind donations or direct purchases.
Donations to the foundation continue to fulfill some to the critical needs of the hospital, such as new or replacement equipment and technology, enhanced patient services and community health education.
As a 501(c) 3 tax exempt organization, donations to the foundation may be tax deductible. Donations may be sent to FMH Foundation, PO Box 1156, Winnsboro, S.C. 29180.
Contact Dawn Catalano, executive director, by calling 803-608-5510 or by e-mail at Foundation@fairfieldmemorial.com for more information.