Category Archives: Employees

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

Celebrating social workers

Lori Peters with her son and husband at the Alamo in San Atonio, Texas.

Lori Peters with her son and husband at the Alamo in San Atonio, Texas.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor honors Social Work Month

Lori Peters

Lori Peters has always had a passion for helping people. She is currently Arkansas City’s Presbyterian Manor’s social worker for assisted living and memory care. Prior to this READ MORE

Activities staff give residents more to look forward to

It’s not just bingo anymore

Our wonderful activities staff. From left to right, Lori Peters, Brandi Barrett and Janelly Ambriz.

This month, we’re celebrating the dedication and hard work of our activities staff. Nationwide, Activity Professionals Month is observed as a way to appreciate the people who plan and provide activities within senior READ MORE

Honoring our veterans

A brunch gathering to say thank you to the staff and residents of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor who have served in the armed forces.

In 1945, World War II veteran Raymond Weeks had the idea to celebrate all veterans on Nov. 11 (Armistice Day), not just the ones who had served in World War I. He along with then-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower led the way to create a nationwide holiday READ MORE

Education assistance recipients

From left, Samantha McClaflin, Jaden Jacobs and Paige Bates.

Three employees at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor will receive assistance to continue their education through Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Employee Education Assistance program. 

Paige Bates 

Paige has been READ MORE

Celebrating social workers

Licensed social worker and Activity Director, Lori Peters, left, pictured with Director of Social Services, Joyce Kisner.

Licensed social worker and Activity Director, Lori Peters, left, pictured with Director of Social Services, Joyce Kisner.

When people ask Joyce Kisner what a social worker does, she can’t help thinking, “What don’t I do?”

As director of social services for Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, Joyce is involved in important tasks from care plans to helping residents READ MORE

Employees go back to school, too

Three employees were recently awarded education assistance funds from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.  From left, Miki Struthers, CMA; Robben Stanley CMA; and Paige Bates, CMA.

Three employees were recently awarded education assistance funds from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. From left, Miki Struthers, CMA; Robben Stanley CMA; and Paige Bates, CMA.

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America offers assistance to employees for accredited educational programs leading to a certification, license or degree. Three of our employees have received scholarships to pay for education-related expenses in the 2016-17 READ MORE

Alzheimer’s event raises funds for research

A team from Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor participates in Color for a Cure to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research.

A team from Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor participates in Color for a Cure to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research.

The inaugural Color for a Cure 5K raised nearly $3,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. Organizers say they couldn’t be happier with the turnout and how the race, in turn, benefited the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

“We just had a really big READ MORE