Category Archives: Residents

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

A time for traditions and celebrations

Denise Vroman places an ornament of her loved one on the Celebration of Life tree during the 2016 service.

By Sarah Griggs, executive director

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor always has a busy schedule during the holiday season for both residents and staff. Activities range from honoring family traditions such as dinners and decorating to visiting entertainers READ MORE

Art is Ageless® calendar winner

Gerry began quilting 15 years ago to stay busy after her husband passed away. Gerry started this quilt in 2011, and it took two years to finish. Gerry has made a quilt for each of her granddaughters.

Gerry Matney never expected to win first place for her quilt in this year’s Art is Ageless® competition at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor. So when she learned her handmade entry had been chosen to appear in the 2018 Art is Ageless calendar, she READ MORE

Drawn to art

Winfield artist’s drawing selected for Art is Ageless® calendar.

Virginia McConnell’s artistic ambitions always seemed to get thwarted. When she was young, she wanted to be a commercial artist, but she was discouraged. Then, she wanted to be a window dresser for the big department stores like Macy’s, but they READ MORE

Artists achieve Art is Ageless® masterpiece level

“Bumper Crop,” a painting by Joyce Guinty.

“I Love You So Much,” a drawing by Virginia McConnell.

“Handmade Quilt,” a hand-stitched quilt by Gerry Matney.

Several winning artists in Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2018 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.

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