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    Finding peace and purpose through pottery

    Bobbi Kemna is a familiar face at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village and has been active in our Art is Ageless program for many years, even winning several awards at the system-wide level. We’re pleased to display Bobbi’s artwork during the month of October in our lobby, and invite all residents, family members and community members to learn more about the art of pottery.But what Bobbi wants others to see, beyond her skill at working with clay, is that art is for everyone.“I didn&...  Read More...

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    Free program: What’s Ahead in Medicare?

    Each year, there are changes that affect Medicare coverage. Find out what’s changing for 2019 and prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment. That’s the theme of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s “Just Ask” session October 16.Joy Miller, Southwind District extension agent and local Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SCHICK) program volunteer, will talk about upcoming changes and answer your questions about Medicare Part D.   Read More...

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    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village artists among Art is Ageless ® masterpiece level winners

    Two winning artists in Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless ® juried competition will be featured in the 2019 Art is Ageless Calendar, produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.A quilted wall hanging titled “Barnyard Beauties” by Helen Nuzum and a painting by Aggie Keesling, “Welcoming Light,” will appear in the calendar when it is released this fall.In addition, Mary Wood's piece, “Yo Yo Quilt,” will be in the Honorable Men...  Read More...

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    The allure of lavender

    In 2009, Betsy and Davin Reichard of Fort Scott had a vision: to own a lavender farm. In 2012, that vision became reality when they opened the Lavender Patch. With more than 1,000 plants, this farm has become a draw for both agritourists and lavender enthusiasts.   Read More...

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    A curious mind is all it takes

    Fort Scott resident Gene Payne is the first to tell you he’s not an artist, and he would hesitate to even call what he does “art.” But he’d also tell you that’s not the point.“All you need is a curious mind.”Gene has embraced his desire to create whatever comes to mind, and he’d like others to consider doing the same. He says he doesn’t own a rocking chair or a recliner, and if you stop moving you collect “rust and dust.”Come chec...  Read More...

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    Grant enables therapeutic garden expansion

    Fort Scott Area Community Foundation gives $1,000Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s efforts to build a therapeutic garden on the campus got a boost from the Fort Scott Area Community Foundation through the foundation’s grant program.“The therapeutic garden at Presbyterian Village was started in 2017 with funds from Modern Woodmen, Presbyterian Village funds and hundreds of volunteer hours,” said Ginger Nance, executive director at the Presbyterian Village. “This year...  Read More...

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    Celebrating art at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village

    Aside from being known for providing quality senior services guided by Christian values to residents, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America is synonymous with celebrating the timeless enjoyment of the arts. The Art is Ageless® program encourages Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through an annual art competition and exhibit, musical and dramatic events, educational opportunities and current events discussions.Every month, we celebrat...  Read More...

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    Don’t take the bait – Just Ask event features online safety

    John Mott started his business in his home in 1992. His business had grown to the point he needed to open a storefront, so he opened ABC computers in 1998. He employs two to three other staff members depending on the amount of work he has available.John has two and a half years of college education, but he is always learning because the computer world is always changing.   Read More...

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    Salette Schlee returns to Fort Scott to offer professional massage services

    Salette Schlee has always been fascinated by the mechanics of the human body. Now she’s working as a massage therapist at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village and a salon in Frontenac, and applying all she’s learned to help her patients relieve pain and live life to the fullest.Salette started her college career at Fort Scott Community College where she played volleyball, received her Associates of Science and enjoyed being an ambassador for the school. She loved Fort Scott and being invo...  Read More...

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    Mowens celebrate 74 years of marriage

    Wilbur (Wib) and Mae Mowen met at church in January 1944 in Pennsylvania. Wib came home from the Navy on weekends in order to get to know Mae better.“It was love at first sight for me. I did look at other girls briefly, but they were never as beautiful as Mae,” Wib says.Mae and Wib officially dated for 19 days before they got married in July of 1944.   Read More...

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