Cypress Cove Events
October 28, 2022
Employee Disaster Fund Donor Jennifer Felt

Cypress Cove Resident Presents $5,000 Matching Gift for Employee Disaster Fund

At the same time the call for help went out for Cypress team members in need via the employee disaster fund, Cypress Cove resident Jennifer Felt was working with her financial advisor to determine how to best utilize her first required minimum distribution from her individual retirement account (IRA). She learned that by gifting charitable […]
September 13, 2022
Melody Desilets, Community Advancement Officer

Cypress Cove Welcomes Community Advancement Officer

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 13, 2022) Cypress Cove has welcomed Melody Desilets as their new Community Advancement Officer. Desilets will work closely with leaders and team members across the Cypress family of companies and community at large to strategically plan and execute a growing, comprehensive planned giving and fundraising program. She will be responsible for […]
August 29, 2022
Cypress Cove resident Frank Haskell

Frank Haskell: Super Fund Raiser and Lifetime Success

By Cypress Cove resident Robert Runck The view in Frank Haskell’s apartment has given him joy every day since he and his wife Betty moved to Cypress Cove. You will need to understand his special connection to the fountain outside his window and to Galisano Children’s Hospital to understand why… After the death of their […]
August 19, 2022
Cypress Cove Scholars

Cypress Cove Scholars: Patricia Chavez and Son Danilo Moreno-Chavez

Patricia works full time as a household assistant in The Cottage at Cypress Cove, our beautiful memory care assisted living neighborhood. In her native Colombia she graduated with a focus on occupational health. Afterward she moved to the U.S. with her two children. “One of my lifelong goals since being in America is to obtain […]
July 11, 2022
Cypress Cove Fall 2022 Scholars

Cypress Cove Awards 22 Scholarships to Employees and Their Dependents Totaling $44,000

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 11, 2022) Cypress Cove’s scholarship committee has awarded a total of $44,000 in Fall 2022 educational scholarships to 22 employees and dependents of its South Fort Myers life plan community. The recent scholar selections mark 182 total scholarships awarded since the program’s inception in 2018. Each scholarship is $2,000. “Cypress Cove’s […]
February 7, 2022
Cypress Cove Scholar Assisted Living Manager

Cypress Cove Scholars: Assisted Living Manager Kim Anderson-Rieara and Son Kamani Anderson

Kim is the manager over assisted living at Cypress Cove. She is utilizing the Cypress Cove scholarship and tuition assistance programs to help offset the cost of pursuing a master’s degree in healthcare administration through Rasmussen University. Her son Kamani is also a Cypress Cove scholar, studying sports management at West Virginia Wesleyan College, where […]
February 3, 2022
Cypress Cove Fort Myers Scholar Travis Whiddon

Cypress Cove Scholar: Former Cook Travis Whiddon

While we would love for all our scholarship recipients to work at Cypress Cove forever, we understand that their career goals may take them away from senior living. We recently caught up with Travis Whiddon, geotechnical engineer at Universal Engineering Sciences, to see how he is doing. Travis worked at Cypress Cove full time as […]
December 28, 2021

Philanthropy at Cypress Cove: The Goldberg & Papier Families Endowed Scholarship

Philanthropy at Cypress Cove: The Goldberg & Papier Families Endowed Scholarship Giving is a family tradition for the Goldbergs and Papiers, two Cypress Cove couples. Joe Goldberg and his Cypress Cove ping pong buddy, Chuck Papier, wanted to surprise their wives, Marcia and Judith, with a scholarship in their honor. They privately met with the […]
December 22, 2021
Cypress Cove Awards Scholarships to Employees

Cypress Cove Awards 28 Scholarships to Employees and Their Dependents Totaling $56,000

Cypress Cove Awards 28 Scholarships to Employees and Their Dependents Totaling $56,000 FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 20, 2021) Cypress Cove’s staff scholarship committee recently awarded a total of $56,000 in spring 2022 educational scholarships to 28 employees and dependents of its South Fort Myers life plan community.  The recent scholar selections mark 161 total scholarships […]