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Legacy of Care Giving Tree at Covenant Village

Why I support Legacy of Care giving opportunities

A Giving Tree is displayed outside the dining hall and is beginning to fill with ornaments – each one representing one of five pillars of the Legacy of Care giving opportunities: the Resident Benevolence Endowment, Workforce Investment, Enrichment and Innovation, Capital Support, and Where the Need is Greatest. Although the tangible evidence of the current Legacy of Care Season of Giving (May…

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Lessons from Dad To Live By

“Be kind, patient, considerate, and treat others with respect.”  – Resident John McDonald “Being an example is a two-edged blade. It can be either positive or negative. We are charged to love one another, and that means to live our lives in a manner that encourages others by our positive example.” – Resident son Rob Pearson “My father made me want to…

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Grandparent residents walk with grandchild on campus of Covenant Village

For our Children

From Marketing & Admissions When prospective residents consider making Covenant Village their home, we often hear comments like, “I want to do this for my children,” “We do not want to be a burden to our family,” or “It will be so nice to not worry about …” The conversations are focused on peace of mind, care, and security. These are the…

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Covenant Village resident Gerald Deal explores the community trails with his faithful pal.

A Path Less Taken – Exercise on the Trails

by Gerald Deal, Covenant Village Resident (Published in The Villager newsletter – June 2024) As residents of Covenant Village, we are very aware of the natural beauty and flora diversity of our 53-acre campus. As much of it is North Carolina Piedmont terrain, our campus can be challenging for those less sure of foot. Hopefully, the paved sidewalks should themselves entice residents…

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The Secret to 100 Years – And More

by Lisa Shirley, Founders Hall Concierge From The Villager Newsletter (June 2024) If someone told me in elementary school that I would one day live with four of my classmates, at the same retirement community, I might have believed them. However, if someone told me we would be in our 100s, I would have laughed! At Covenant Village, living longer, better — well past…

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Covenant Village launches new Legacy of Care giving program

Legacy of Care Brochure Legacy of Care Giving/Pledge Form Legacy of Care Introduction Video Covenant Village has launched The Legacy of Care, a new philanthropic initiative to enrich current and future needs and opportunities. The program has been developed in response to resident requests for a way through which they can show their appreciation and financial support for the place they call…

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Are you ready for the eclipse?

This story and more about resident life at Covenant Village is published in the April 2024 edition of The Villager newsletter. In 2024, a Solar Eclipse will take place on April 8. Resident John McDonald, an amateur astronomer, is helping Covenant Village prepare for the astral occurrence. Mr. McDonald is a volunteer NASA Solar System Ambassador! Recently, Lisa Shirley, Founders Hall Concierge,…

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New look for The Villager newsletter

The Villager newsletter has a new look. As a part of Covenant Village’s continuous branding and marketing efforts, Covenant Village has launched a new look for The Villager newsletter, beginning with the April 2024 issue. The Villager is a monthly digital newsletter emailed to approximately 650 households on the Covenant Village Future Resident Wait List. The Activities Department produces each edition in…

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Staff Promotions

Covenant Village announced several internal promotions of individuals in its Property Services and Resident and Care Services departments. The following promotions were carefully considered to enhance efficiency within service areas and reinforce Covenant Village’s commitment to fostering a community where kindness, caring, and possibilities thrive. In navigating the ever-evolving changes of senior living, these promotions, which took effect on February 25, 2024,…

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Bountiful Blessings

For many, the Christmas season is one that overwhelms the heart with generosity in a way that is unlike any other time of the year. It has traditionally been treated as a time to give to others or causes in an extraordinary way. For one man, however, this “season” of giving is a perpetual one that doesn’t confine itself to a month…

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2023 Brenda Harris Award Recipients

Employees recognized at annual thanksgiving and gratitude event

Covenant Village celebrated an Evening of Thanksgiving and Gratitude earlier this month to recognize the contributions of individuals to the collective life of our Village. Several awards were presented, including the inaugural J. Ben Morrow Governance Award. The Second Mountain Level of Servant Leadership Award: CEO Dale Melton presented the Second Mountain Level of Servant Leadership Award to Mr. Pat Morrow.  After…

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Inaugural J. Ben Morrow Governance Award recipients and presenters.

Ben Morrow Governance Award Is Established

Photo: Left to Right (Back Row) Board Chair Nancy Paschall, Award recipients Ben Rudisill and Janice Stowe, CEO Dale Melton, Award recipient Tom Efird (Front Row) recipient Plato “Tete” Pearson, and Katie Morrow, spouse of the late Ben Morrow. During Covenant Village’s Evening of Thanksgiving and Gratitude event, held in early November, CEO Dale Melton announced the establishment of the J. Ben…

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