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Legacy Village of Jacksonville Overwhelmed by Response—2.6 Million Views—to Post Featuring Students Singing ‘Washed by the Water’

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (January 29, 2020) — The Legacy Village of Jacksonville Facebook page has received an overwhelming response—an astounding 2.6 million views!—to a video of Helen Keller School student group The Singing Eagles performing “Washed by the Water” for our assisted living and memory care residents.

The students, directed by instructor Lanier Corbit, had traveled from Talledaga, Ala., for a return visit to Legacy Village of Jacksonville during the holidays to sing several Gospel and Christmas songs.

The video immediately went viral when uploaded to our Facebook page and set a record not only for Legacy Village of Jacksonville, but also its parent company Cleveland, Tenn.-based Legacy Senior Living. Viewers have shared the video more than 40,000 times and left over 25,000 comments/responses. Watch the video here and be sure to share and leave a comment. 

Activities Director Robbie Bell received a Facebook message from one of the students’ teachers, who said “the kids now think they are rock stars.”

"We were so honored to have the Helen Keller School's Singing Eagles to perform for our Legacy Village of Jacksonville residents. We will be looking forward to their next visit this upcoming spring!" says Executive Director Nicole Smith.

"We were so honored to have the Helen Keller School's Singing Eagles to perform for our Legacy Village of Jacksonville residents. We will be looking forward to their next visit this upcoming spring!"

Executive Director Nicole Smith

More information about the Helen Keller School is available at https://www.aidb.org/hks.

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PHOTO CAPTION 1:  The Singing Eagles, a Helen Keller School (Talladega, Ala.) student group under the direction of instructor Lanier Corbit, performs for Legacy Village of Jacksonville residents.

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PHOTO CAPTION 2:  The Singing Eagles, a Helen Keller School (Talladega, Ala.) student group under the direction of instructor Lanier Corbit, performs for Legacy Village of Jacksonville residents.

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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About Legacy Village of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, AL

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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