Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor golf tournament raises more than $18K

Dorothy Faidley, widow of long-time volunteer Karl Faidley, and Richard Faidley, the Faidleys’ son, were present at this year’s golf classic. Richard drove up from Texas to help drop the golf balls from Westar’s bucket truck. Pictured from left to right: Sarah Griggs, executive director; Richard Faidley; Dorothy Faidley; and Jan Pringle, committee co-chair.

Dorothy Faidley, widow of long-time volunteer Karl Faidley, and Richard Faidley, the Faidleys’ son, were present at this year’s golf classic. Richard drove up from Texas to help drop the golf balls from Westar’s bucket truck. Pictured from left to right: Sarah Griggs, executive director; Richard Faidley; Dorothy Faidley; and Jan Pringle, committee co-chair.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s 24th Annual Dick Metz Memorial Golf Classic on May 6 raised more than $18,800 for the Manor’s Good Samaritan Program.

The tournament was named for the late golf pro and Arkansas City native, Richard “Dick” READ MORE

40 years through the eyes of two women who were there

The Arkansas City Traveler reported that approximately 700 people attended an open house and dedication ceremony Sunday, November 5, 1978, in Arkansas City for the newly built Presbyterian Manor at Fourth St. and Radio Lane.

The Arkansas City Traveler reported that approximately 700 people attended an open house and dedication ceremony Sunday, November 5, 1978, in Arkansas City for the newly built Presbyterian Manor at Fourth St. and Radio Lane.

As we continue to look back at the 40-year history of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, we thought we’d share the stories of two women who were there in the beginning to both reflect on the vision that helped establish the community and marvel at READ MORE

They will sow a manor

A dedicated group of Presbyterians in Arkansas City first imagined a center for retired living within the Ark City community starting in the late 1960s. In a March 14, 1962, article published by the Arkansas City Traveler, Dr. Frederick Maier, READ MORE

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

The winners in the 2018 Art is Ageless competition pose for a photo. Back Row, starting from the left  Sharon Ternes, Leta Sherwood, Bob McClure, Neva Wilcox  Front Row starting from the left Virginia McConnell, Sanrda Halverstadt, Wilda Buffo, Elsie Tipton, Donna Thompson

The winners in the 2018 Art is Ageless competition pose for a photo.
Back Row, starting from the left: Sharon Ternes, Leta Sherwood, Bob McClure, Neva Wilcox
Front Row starting from the left: Virginia McConnell, Sanrda Halverstadt, Wilda Buffo, Elsie Tipton, Donna Thompson

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by area seniors,” said Sean Page, marketing and admissions director. “Art READ MORE