The Compass - Fort Worth The Compass, Spring 2020 - Page 2

Letter from the President Spring is the season of new beginnings. this past December. On a weekly basis, 2021, Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth will our lobbies and waiting rooms are filled welcome its first class of residents who with the sonorous sounds of a cello or the will begin three to seven years of graduate ethereal harmonies of a harp and other medical education on our campus. We instruments performed by professional are very grateful to the Leo Potishman musicians. You can literally feel your blood Foundation for stepping forward with a lead pressure drop. A grant from the G.R. White gift to move this project closer to fruition. Trust provided the necessary seed money to jump-start this impactful program. Later this spring, we will launch a new - Fort Worth, you usher in new beginnings in good health for so many patients and FitSteps for Life program at our facility. their families with your gifts. Thank you for This individualized and structured exercise helping us provide exceptional healthcare program will be an essential part of the for all who enter our doors. ® This is a fitting theme for this issue of The treatment and healing journey for patients Compass, which highlights the origination with cancer and liver disease. This new of several innovative projects to support initiative is made possible by funding from our patient population and their families the Cancer for Life Foundation and the at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Mary Potishman Lard Trust. Center – Fort Worth. Many of you know of my former career As supporters of Baylor Scott & White Warm regards, Perhaps the most significant of our new initiatives, Baylor Scott & White – Fort in the field of music. So, it gave me a great Worth will soon play a part in helping deal of personal pleasure to play a part in newly-minted doctors embark on their launching Arts in Medicine on our campus careers as practicing physicians. In July Amy Adkins President, Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation Amy.Adkins@BSWHealth.org FOUNDATION NEWS The Maria Beggs Society Baylor Scott & White Health All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth wenty-twenty is a not only a new have arranged a bequest or planned gift year but a new decade. Taking to our medical center. Anyone who notifies care of our loved ones and our the Foundation that Baylor Scott & White – beloved organizations that we believe in is Fort Worth is named as the beneficiary of the ultimate form of self-care. As you get a gift through his or her estate, or through your affairs in order for the year, we hope a planned gift during his or her lifetime, you will consider joining the Maria Beggs is automatically enrolled as a member of Society. the Maria Beggs Society. So, please tell us The Maria Beggs Society is Baylor Scott if you have honored us by remembering & White All Saints Health Foundation’s Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth in your legacy program for honoring and thanking estate plans so we may thank you and grateful patients, families, and friends who steward your gift. MARIA BEGGS SOCIETY MEMBER PROFILE Marty Leonard We asked Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation Board Member Marty Leonard, to tell us why she is a Maria Beggs Society member. Why do you support Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation in your estate plans? I believe in its mission of serving all people through excellent healthcare and education and want to continue to lend support after I am gone. What is one piece of advice that you’ve taken to heart? It is more blessed to give than to receive. Favorite animal? Domestic: dog; wild: panda bear and all the birds What is your favorite thing about Fort Worth? 2 Big city amenities with a small (Western) town atmosphere TYPES OF PLANNED GIFTS INCLUDE: Gifts through a provision in a last will and testament IRA, 401 (k), or similar retirement plan beneficiary designation Life insurance policy beneficiary designation Charitable gift annuity Charitable remainder trusts Remainder interest in a residence, farm, or ranch while reserving a life estate for yourself MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS VIP parking card for lifetime complimentary valet parking at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth Invitation to special events honoring Maria Beggs Society members and Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation donors Invitations to other educational events To inform us of your plans, or for more information on how you can become a member of the Maria Beggs Society, please contact Geraldine Williams at 817.922.7711 or Geraldine.Williams@ BSWHealth.org. THE COMPASS / BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE FOUNDATION NEWS / SPRING 2020