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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

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

Couples celebrate the month of love

Edward and Margaret Gilliland

February is the month of love, and at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, we want to celebrate and recognize all of the couples who are living here together.

• Edward and Margaret Gilliland were married on June 20, 1947, and have been married for 70 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

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