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Peerless Products builds on staff protection

We’d like to give a big thank you to David Elliott from local home improvement company Peerless Products, Inc., for the generous donation of masks for the staff of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.The masks will help our residents and staff stay safe and remind us of the generosity and kindness of so many people in our community.Peerless Products designs and manufactures windows, doors and other home accessories. The company was founded in 1958 and employs 350 people.While delivering the ma...
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May 14, 2020

Residents share homemade treats and memories at ice cream social

The first ice cream social was held in 1744 when Maryland Governor Thomas Bladen served ice cream at a dinner party and has since become a popular way for Americans to socialize and celebrate.Fort Scott Presbyterian Village joined the tradition in late June by holding an ice cream social for residents and friends of the community. The social featured three varieties of homemade ice cream - vanilla
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July 10, 2019

Standing in the gap

Successful Good Samaritan fundraiser brings in nearly $30,000 to support seniors in needA well-known Bible verse talks about “standing in the gap,” referring to offering prayer and support for others who are unable to do it for themselves.Ginger Nance, executive director of Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor, notes this verse when discussing the success of Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor’s recent Good Samaritan fundraising event.
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June 18, 2019

Fond fundraising memories

Christmas may be behind us, but we remember fondly the sweet success of our soup supper and bake sale. We wanted to help the community by raising money for families in need, and with the help of Fred Hixon, our maintenance director who served as auctioneer, we did! Thank you to all of those who attended the soup supper and auction, and to those who donated.
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December 17, 2018

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.
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July 20, 2018
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