Legacy Village of Jacksonville Donates $5,000 to the ‘Kickin’ Katie 5K Fundraiser’ to Benefit the Katie Beth Carter Scholarship at Jacksonville State University

Scholarship will honor the memory of JSU student who died in recent tragic accident

13 DECEMBER 2016, JACKSONVILLE, ALA.
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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (December 13, 2016) – Legacy Village of Jacksonville donated $5,000 to benefit Jacksonville State University’s Katie Beth Carter Scholarship at the Kickin’ Katie 5K Fundraiser.

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (December 13, 2016) – Legacy Village of Jacksonville donated $5,000 to benefit Jacksonville State University’s Katie Beth Carter Scholarship at the Kickin’ Katie 5K Fundraiser.

Carter recently lost her life in a tragic auto accident, on her way back to school. “The ‘Kickin’ Katie 5K Fundraiser’ was to honor the memory of Katie Beth and to raise money on behalf of this new scholarship. All proceeds from the event went to the Katie Beth Carter Scholarship, to allow future ballerinas an opportunity to attend JSU,” Nicole Smith, community relations director at Legacy Village of Jacksonville, said.

“Presenting this check was such a special moment because Katie’s parents and siblings were there to accept the check from us. Our hearts go out to the Carter family and we are thankful we had the opportunity to help give to this cause,” Wilma Yopp, executive director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville, said.

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Situated at 1116 James Hopkins Road, Legacy Village of Jacksonville is an assisted living and memory care community in Jacksonville, AL that offers independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Jacksonville, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacyjacksonville.net or by calling (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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"Presenting this check was such a special moment because Katie’s parents and siblings were there to accept the check from us. Our hearts go out to the Carter family and we are thankful we had the opportunity to help give to this cause." Wilma Yopp, executive director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville
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About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Located in beautiful Jacksonville, Ala., Legacy Village is known for its experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service. The assisted living services are unparalleled in north central Alabama, and the memory care facility is among the region’s newest. The staff at Legacy Village is friendly, and the environment is designed with safety in mind. Legacy Village values the dignity of each resident, and considers it a wonderful opportunity and blessing to serve them.

More information is available at www.legacyjacksonville.net or (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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