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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

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

Dear grandpa

Matt Dewell and his grandpa, Bill Flick, share a love of the outdoors.

Bill Flick is a long-time resident of Presbyterian Manor and the Arkansas City community. He is an avid outdoorsman, and has passed his love for nature on to his children and grandchildren. His grandson, Matt Dewell, wrote this essay about his READ MORE

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

Sarah Griggs, executive director of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, with Bruce Shogren (left), president and CEO of PMMA, and Bill Taylor (right), COO of PMMA

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2017, covering the months of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.

The recognition came through 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