Everything listed under: 40th Anniversary

  • Construction & Renovation Beginning

    Just in time for our 40th Anniversary celebration, Presbyterian Manor has been blessed.Presbyterian Manors Inc. had the opportunity to repurpose some bond money, and some of the funds are being directed to Ark City for renovation. We have started or will be starting three projects in the very near future.The first project is a renovation of the third floor hallways and activity space.   Read More...

  • Adding another level of assistance

    From the original ground-breaking ceremony in 1976 and the building of the healthcare center in 1979, Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor was answering the growing needs of the Arkansas City community.In a March 8, 1979, article published by the Arkansas City Traveler, resident Mary Allee stated in a hearing to Flint Hills Council (which granted permission to build the healthcare center) that it was important to her to know that nursing facilities would be available to her at Presbyterian Manor sho...  Read More...

  • Growing Pains

    Since the ground-breaking ceremony in 1976, Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has experienced tremendous support from the Arkansas City community as well as the greater Cowley County community. The building of the retirement complex, including the healthcare center, filled a void within the community.During the first eight years after the original opening, the leadership team at the local level and at the parent company Presbyterian Manors Inc., were very in tune to the desires of the residents a...  Read More...

  • The Next Step

    The original 1976 vision for Presbyterian Manor included not only the 93-unit apartment complex, but also an “immediate care center” or what we now refer to as the Healthcare center. The concept has always been to provide a continuum of care so that those individuals living in the apartments have a sense of security knowing that there is an attached healthcare center.Shortly after the apartment complex opening in the fall of 1978, Presbyterian Manor applied for certification through ...  Read More...

  • 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.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 how far it has come in ...  Read More...