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Wine Tasting: Selecting Wines for Valencia Landing

By JoAnne Gerhardt   The residents of John Knox Village have met many challenges during their lifetimes. One of the most pleasant ones occurred several months ago when Dining Room Manager Diem Nguyen asked the wine committee, Miles Hardy, Bob Dunham, Richard Tolpin and myself to create a totally new wine list for the Valencia …

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50 Years of Resident Activities and Entertainment

By Shannon Finley   The Village’s first activities coordinator, Janet Starr Osborne was hired in the summer of 1978. Forty years later, Janet briefly rejoined JKV as a retirement counselor. Many of the committees included in this history were formed at the suggestion of activities coordinators through the years. In the early years, the chapel, …

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Read this Week’s Village Weekly!

Curious about what is going on at John Knox Village of Central Florida next week? Download this week’s issue of the Village Weekly! The Village Weekly is published each Friday and distributed to residents by a dedicated team of volunteers that deliver the publication door to door. Click on the dates below to read the …

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Emergency Prepared!

In the event of an emergency like a natural disaster, technological disaster or human created event, John Knox Village of Central Florida is prepared. Our emergency preparedness plan follows all state and local requirements and details the most possible scenarios. Some of the equipment and supplies we keep on hand in anticipation of an event …

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Village Update: April 1, 2022

  The Volusia County Positivity Rate was 3.1% as of March 25.  The Volusia County Dashboard is now being updated every two weeks by the Florida Department of Health.   If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, even those that you believe to be allergies, we ask that you quarantine yourself in your home. …

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Village Update: March 25, 2022

The Volusia County Positivity Rate was 2.8% for the week ending March 10.  The Volusia County Dashboard is now being updated every two weeks by the Florida Department of Health. If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, even those that you believe to be allergies, we ask that you quarantine yourself to your home. …

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The Barker Center Library

By Louise Caccamise On March 23, 2021, the John Knox Library was moved to the Barker Center. We look out on a beautiful lake scene and are in a well-lighted room. Since the move, many changes have taken place. Our entire library is now classified with labels on each book spine. This has made the …

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Village Update: March 18, 2022

  The Volusia County Positivity Rate was 2.8% for the week ending March 10.   Resident COVID-19 Data: We have 0 resident(s) positive for COVID-19 in isolation at Majestic Oaks We currently have 0 resident(s) in quarantine at Majestic Oaks We have 0 resident(s) positive for COVID-19 in isolation at Oak View We currently have …

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Five Decades of Spiritual Life

By Daniel J. Carlson: with the assistance of Jeanette Beck, Frances Bernhardt, Louise Caccamise, Claudia Gatewood, Bob LaFleur, Joan LaFleur, and Shannon Finley   As fairly young as JKV is, already there are decades of ministry behind us – five to be exact. From the perspective of this still fairly new resident, all one has …

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It All Began on Azalea – JKV Celebrating 50 Years!

By Shannon Finley   Have you ever wondered about the pioneering residents of John Knox Village that made up our community’s original residents? It is hard to believe, but the first resident, Mrs. Edna Willett, moved into her new home on Azalea Lane on October 3, 1972, in the original community named Aldersgate. Other residents …

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