Tag Archives: Veterans

Share Your Strengths Supporting the Mission of Covenant Hospice

submitted by Keelea LeJeune, Volunteer Services Manager, EscaRosa Team After dancing for the event in 2010, Donna Clark came on board to be the chair of one of our top fundraisers, Life’s a Dance, with 2012 being her second year as chair. She has helped us take this event to the next level – adding a […]

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A Watchful Eye

Submitted by Shona Hall, Community Educator, Brewton Branch Earlier this year in the Spring, I had the privilege of attending a fundraising event hosted by the Panama City Covenant Hospice Team. Even though this was not the first time that I had attended this fundraiser known as the Mask Gala, it was the first time […]

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The Gift of Veteran Volunteers

Early last summer, two gentlemen had a special conversation about an important last wish. “All I want to do is go to the Naval Aviation Museum. Then I’ll never have to leave my home again,” Randy Barbour told Jim Kirby. Randy is an Army Veteran and Covenant Hospice patient and Jim is a Navy Veteran […]

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Covenant Hospice Diversity Engagement Committee: On The Move to Extend Hospice Care

At Covenant Hospice, our vision is for excellence in compassionate care for all people, to broaden and fulfill life’s journey. Over the last few months, a Diversity Engagement Committee (DEC) has been formed at Covenant Hospice to explore opportunities that increase service provision to diverse groups of individuals who need hospice care. This could very […]

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A Few Things You Never Forget

Public speaking: Many are horribly afraid of it, some (say, for certain politicians) are drawn to it, others are best in their comfort zone when talking amongst a small group of people. Either way, it’s a great feeling to connect to the audience your speaking to in a powerful way. . Working with Veterans has […]

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Celebrating Freedom: A Reflection on the 4th of July

Yesterday, America celebrated the 4th of July and many likely enjoyed fireworks into the evening after a day of barbecuing or a day on the beach. And today, many are back to the office and into their regular routines. The 4th of July is certainly an enjoyable holiday but let’s remember those who have served […]

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Celebrating America with Covenant Hospice

With summer in full swing, the 4th of July is just ahead. The holiday marks a special day in America and there is a certain feeling of pride as baseball season heats up, fireworks light up the sky in every town across America, and many will enjoy spending time with family and friends to celebrate […]

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We Honor Veterans – Partner Level Three

We announced an exciting achievement last week! If you missed it, we have reached Partner Level Three Status with the We Honor Veterans campaign just over one year after becoming a program participant. As the only Level Three partner serving northwest Florida and south Alabama, we have developed and integrated specialized care plans for Veterans and their families, […]

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Freedom Isn’t Free: A Reflection on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just around the corner and some will have the day off, others may spend time with friends and family, and I myself will likely grill out – after all the day marks the first day of summer. However your Memorial Day is spent, it’s a time to celebrate the blessing of freedom. […]

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A Tribute to an American Hero and a Friend

Several months ago an article appeared in the Pensacola News Journal about a gentleman whose plane, a B-24 Liberator, was shot down over theNorth Seain World War II. The Plane had been assaulted by German anti-aircraft guns and fell from the sky at 22,000 feet. After reading about this incredible story I wanted to learn […]

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