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The Artigliere Christmas Memory Tree

Shared by resident Debbie Artigliere From our first ornaments, Barbie in a wedding gown and “Our First Christmas Together,” to a Florida manatee ornament, we have created a Memory Tree for Christmas. On nearly every vacation, day trip or special occasion, we buy a commemorative Christmas tree ornament. They are usually not very costly, and …

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Coronavirus Update – November 24, 2020

John Knox Village currently has five independent living residents testing positive for COVID-19. An additional 15 residents are in quarantine. As a result of the increase in the number of cases within the Village as well as the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases state wide, all general visitation to independent living residents will …

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Coronavirus Update – November 23, 2020 – 4:00 p.m.

Protective Actions Taken Village-Wide Updates: With the opening of our visitation policy, along with the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases state wide, John Knox Village has developed two positive cases of COVID-19. Per the CDC guidelines there are two independent living residents that are in isolation. Also, there are an additional 17 residents …

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Traditions Live On!

Shared by resident Marianne Berkes How wonderful in this season of peace and love, we are sharing holiday traditions. Baking cookies with my Mom and Grandma weeks ahead for family, friends and an elderly couple down the street first comes to mind. I also remember stringing popcorn for the “perfect” tree my Dad and I …

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Act Now: New Year, New Entry Fee Pricing

We know 2020 has been an eventful year filled with ups and downs. But 2021 is right around the corner! Now is the perfect time to make your move to a community that lets you maintain your independence, while giving you the support and camaraderie you need. Understandably, Covid-19 is top-of-mind and so is your …

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Christmases Past…at the Zollners

Shared by resident Judy Zollner Christmas means different things to different people. For some, Christmas is a holiday; for others, it is a holyday. For Christmas in 1998, our daughters received a book I edited, entitled Christmases Past…at the Zollners. Many memories were put in that book starting with the first Christmas after Don and …

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Happy Harvest!

We’re having a harvest hoedown on this week’s Phyllis Dale Show. It will be a toe-tapping good time.

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A Monster Mash-Up of Magical Songs

Its a monster mash-up of Halloween inspired songs this week. From TV and movie theme songs to the Purple People Eater, we think you will enjoy this week’s magical medley.

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John Knox Village – A Debt Free Community

We know the financial health of a community is an important factor when choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). John Knox Village of Central Florida is one of a few CCRCs in the state of Florida that is debt free. In fact, JKV announced the full retirement of its debt on December 1, 2009 …

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Say it with Music

Another week, another show. We have been together for over 25 weeks now. Can you believe it? We hope you enjoy this medley of music. We know Phyllis is busy working on next week’s show… it should be scary good! Stayed tuned and we will see you here next week.

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