has given me good insight into the high quality of patient
care and efficiency at McLeod," Carroll says.
Carroll and Nancy Player firmly believe in McLeod Regional
Medical Center's mission to provide excellent regional
medical care to the residents of northeastern South Carolina,
and they act on their belief through valuable ongoing
volunteer and financial support. Carroll has served on
the McLeod Health Foundation Board almost since its inception
20 years ago. A respected local dentist well known for
his community service, he says serving on the Foundation
Board has been a great learning experience for him.
Nancy, also a dedicated McLeod volunteer, previously
chaired the Children's Miracle Network Celebration and
continues to raise funds for the McLeod Children's Hospital.
The Players raised a son and daughter who both became
medical professionals, and today they enjoy four grandchildren.
Their son, Dr. Keith Player, is a practicing general surgeon
at McLeod. Their daughter and son-in-law are both practicing
occupational therapists in Georgia, who while still in
their 30s have set up a foundation to help children in
need receive therapy. "Our children learned the value
of philanthropy by example, and we're very proud to have
planted that seed of giving in them," Nancy says.
Carroll says they chose to make a legacy gift through
the Foundation because of their strong feelings about
supporting McLeod. Their financial planner, Wendell Jones,
and tax attorney, Michael Roberts, helped them select
and designate a gift of life insurance. "We had a life
insurance policy that is more than we need now, so we're
using it to benefit McLeod after our lifetimes," he says.
"It was a simple avenue for making a gift, and we are
happy to have the opportunity. We think McLeod's future
is very bright."
"When you feel blessed, you want to give back," Nancy
To join the Players
in providing for McLeod's future, contact Roxanna Tinsley
at (843) 777-2694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.