17 09, 2018

Camp Safe Haven Provides Comfort in the Wake of Loss

By | 2018-09-19T10:27:23+00:00 September 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Renita Mixson had her first experience with Haven in 2012. She had just lost her husband suddenly and contacted Haven to explore bereavement support options for her and her teenage son. As a result, Mixson, her son and her 4-year-old goddaughter attended Camp Safe Haven that year. Camp Safe Haven is offered by Haven at [...]

17 09, 2018

Haven Salutes United States Navy Veteran

By | 2018-09-17T12:15:52+00:00 September 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Newberry resident Gene Elliott was recognized for his military service by Haven Volunteer Robin McCracken of the Tri-County Detachment of the Marine Corps League and Ladies Auxiliary. Elliott served for four years in the United States (U.S.) Navy where he spent time on submarines and played in the Navy Band. A native of West Virginia, [...]

14 09, 2018

North American Office Solutions Presents Check to Haven

By | 2018-09-14T16:13:32+00:00 September 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

North American Office Solutions recently presented Haven with a check for $5,000 to support unreimbursed programs and services in the Gainesville area. “North American Office Solutions is a proud sponsor of Haven,” said North American Office Solutions Gainesville Branch President Hal Deck. “The genuine care and support Haven provides families during such a difficult time [...]

14 09, 2018

United States Army Veteran Recognized for Military Service

By | 2018-09-14T11:18:41+00:00 September 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Lake City resident Robert Duskie was recognized by Haven Veteran Volunteers recently for his military service. Duskie served in the United States (U.S.) Army from 1955 to 1957 as a medic and was stationed in Baumholder, Germany. He also played intramural baseball for the Nifty Nines during his time in the service and was granted [...]

21 08, 2018

Haven Helps Patient Celebrate 70th Birthday

By | 2018-08-21T09:19:54+00:00 August 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Haven Helps Patient Celebrate 70th Birthday

Friday, July 27 was a very special day for Haven patient Elaine Farmer-Wingrove. It was the day she celebrated her 70th birthday, and several visitors from Haven were on hand to help her mark the occasion. In addition to spending time with Farmer-Wingrove, Haven also delivered a cake, candy, a blanket and balloons to help [...]

26 07, 2018

Live Oak Veteran Recognized for Military Service

By | 2018-07-26T09:45:52+00:00 July 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Live Oak Veteran Recognized for Military Service

Live Oak resident Richard Crowe was recognized by Haven Veteran Volunteers recently. Crowe served in the United States (U.S.) Army for two years and then went on to serve in the U.S. Navy for two years as well. “I was drafted into the Army during Vietnam and was sent to Fort Benning, Georgia for infantry [...]

25 06, 2018

Haven Salutes Tri-County Veterans

By | 2018-06-25T14:42:02+00:00 June 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Haven Salutes Tri-County Veterans

Samuel Neil and Paul Cislak of Trenton and Williston resident Tolar Williams were recognized for their military service by Haven Volunteer Arlene Lang of the U.S. Marine Corps Ladies Auxiliary. Neil served in the Unites States (U.S.) Air Force for four years as a mechanic and was stationed in Florida. After he served, Neil went [...]

13 06, 2018

Army Reserve Veteran Receives Special Visits at the Care Center

By | 2018-06-13T11:47:03+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Army Reserve Veteran Receives Special Visits at the Care Center

United States (U.S.) Army Reserve veteran William “Bill” Warner had a busy day at the Haven Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City. Warner was first recognized for his military service by volunteer veterans as a part of the Haven Pinning Ceremony for veteran patients, which includes a veteran pin, a thank you card signed [...]

31 05, 2018

U.S. Navy Veteran Chester Carlson Recognized for Military Service

By | 2018-05-31T13:57:18+00:00 May 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on U.S. Navy Veteran Chester Carlson Recognized for Military Service

Live Oak resident Chester Carlson was recognized by Haven Veteran Volunteers recently. Carlson is a United States (U.S.) Navy veteran who served aboard the USS Dortch and the USS Dashell where he worked in personnel. The Haven Pinning Ceremony for veteran patients includes a veteran pin, a thank you card signed by the staff and [...]

9 11, 2017

Haven Celebrates Suwannee Valley Veterans

By | 2017-11-09T15:22:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Haven Celebrates Suwannee Valley Veterans

Veterans from the Suwannee Valley were celebrated at the Haven Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center during a Veterans Appreciation Day event on Friday, November 3. The celebration included brunch and presentations by fellow veterans Jennie Lyons and Ian Gray. Haven also welcomed attendees from the Robert H. Jenkins Jr. Veterans Domiciliary Home of Florida. Many [...]