The Compass - Fort Worth The Compass, Spring 2020 - Page 2
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
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
President, Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation
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
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
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.
Domestic: dog; wild: panda bear and all the birds
What is your favorite thing about Fort Worth?
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
Charitable gift annuity
Charitable remainder trusts
Remainder interest in a residence,
farm, or ranch while reserving a life
estate for yourself
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
Invitations to other educational
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@
THE COMPASS / BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE FOUNDATION NEWS / SPRING 2020