Monthly Archives: July 2014

No time for retirement

Resident couple awarded for decades of work

Cowley First administrators present the Outstanding Older Worker Award to longtime business owners Les and Edie Waldeck at Presbyterian Manor in Arkansas City. Above: seated from left, Les and Edie Waldeck; standing, from left, Cowley First Administrative Assistant Deb Firebaugh, Jeri Crumbliss, Jack Crumbliss and Cowley First Director Kerri Falletti.

Cowley First administrators present the Outstanding Older Worker Award to longtime business owners Les and Edie Waldeck at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor. From left, seated, Les and Edie Waldeck; standing, Cowley First Administrative Assistant Deb Firebaugh, Jeri Crumbliss, Jack Crumbliss and Cowley First Director Kerri Falletti.

Retirement isn’t in the cards – at least in the near future – for two Cowley County residents, who recently were recognized by Cowley First with its Outstanding Older Worker Award.

Cowley First director Kerri Falletti and administrative assistant READ MORE

65th Anniversary: Missourians build first campus at Farmington

Dr. Fred Walker, first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo.

Dr. Fred Walker was the first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo. A plaque beneath his photo at Farmington Presbyterian Manor reads, “He had a dream, we have a home.”

The Missouri synods of the Presbyterian Church, U.S., and the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., constructed the first Presbyterian Homelife campus in Farmington, Mo. The project was authorized in 1957 in a joint session of the synods, but construction READ MORE