Learning Experience at Annual Meeting

As appeared in February 2015 Village Voice Let me introduce myself: I have happily lived in a John Knox Village villa for the past 3.5 years. I have served on the Foundation board for the past year, and I am happy to be helping work toward the construction of our new health center, The Woodlands at John […]

A Banner Year

As appeared in February 2015 Village Voice Twenty-fourteen was an incredible year of successes for the John Knox Village Foundation. Thank you! We brought in over $3 million last year for the various funds at the Foundation – a majority of that going to fund The Woodlands at John Knox Village. As that building comes out […]

“GIVE WITH A WARM HAND”

As appeared in January 2015 Village Voice The JKV Foundation is here to help you explore the numerous ways of making a gift toward the building of The Woodlands at John Knox Village. As we watch the building rise from the ground, residents have been asking me about the type of gift that can be made […]

Leaving a Legacy: Anonymous Giving

As appeared in December 2014 Village Voice This was an inspiring week. I received phone calls from lawyers telling me that two of our residents made gifts to John Knox Village in their estate plan. Wilson Johncox and Richard Fishbeck were long-time residents who understood the benefits of building a new health center. Both gifts are […]

A Couple of Reminders for Year-End

As appeared in November 2014 Village Voice What a difference a few years can make. At the end of this past summer, the S&P 500 index reached the 2,000 mark, which is three times the low seen in March of 2009. The Dow Jones industrial average has seen similar growth. You might consider whether or not a […]

Honoring Those Who Have Left Us

As appeared in October 2014 Village Voice Since I came to John Knox Village, I have been amazed at how many gifts the Foundation receives in memory of residents who have passed away. The gifts come in all sizes. In the last year or so, most of the gifts have been designated for our new Health […]

Why Do We Have a Foundation?

As appeared in September 2014 Village Voice Occasionally, I am asked this question. Usually, it is from someone in the greater community who doesn’t know much about John Knox Village. If so, I explain that John Knox Village is a not-for-profit corporation with a very generous culture that contributes to the quality of the lives of […]

Charitable Gift Annuities

A Charitable Safety Net As appeared in August 2014 Village Voice The Foundation recently hosted our gift annuitants for a luncheon in the Lakeside Dining Room to thank them for their support of John Knox Village. This luncheon has become an annual event that many of our residents look forward to each summer. Jean Eccleston, Chief […]

Village Celebrates Historic Groundbreaking Event

POMPANO BEACH – 7/19/2014 – On the morning of July 18, more than 350 residents, guests and community leaders gathered at John Knox Village for an historic event – the Groundbreaking Ceremony for our new health center, The Woodlands at John Knox Village. The Village’s new skilled nursing center will be the first in Florida […]

Survey Says…

As appeared in July 2014 Village Voice Last year, John Knox Village asked all of its residents to complete a survey. That survey would be used to help the Board of Directors and staff determine the priorities and needs of The Village. Since it is a relatively new service for residents, the survey asked a couple […]