Our History




Quigley House was the first ever recipient of the Reinhold Community Service Award for Outstanding Service to Clay County, and has been a runner-up in the Governor’s Peace at Home Awards. Past members of our Board of Directors have been recognized through numerous awards for their contributions to Quigley House. Ann Kopelousos was a finalist in the Florida Times-Union EVE Awards in 1988 for her work on our $1.8 million Campaign to Build New Beginnings. Jerry Linder, President of the Vintage Group, was recognized with a Volunteer Jacksonville Gold Rule Award for providing construction management services throughout the planning and building of Quigley House’s new, permanent facility. Linder was also recognized as one of WTLV’s Twelve Who Care Honorees in 1999.

Quigley House was the winner of the Florida Council on Aging 2003 Quality Senior Living Award for Service to Seniors by an organization, and the recipient of the 2007 Paul E. Reinhold Community Service Award.

Peggy Payne received the Extraordinary Executive Director Award from the Reinhold Foundation in 2017 for her leadership as CEO.

In 2019, Quigley House received the Celebrate Clay Judge’s Choice Program Award by the Reinhold Foundation. Celebrate Clay recognizes organizations that make meaningful contributions to the residents of Clay County.