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    Hard work, determination pay off for Alexandra Vielmas

    There are some people who are always content with the way things are, who never take on a challenge and who see every potential obstacle as a roadblock.And then there is Alexandra “Alex” Vielmas.Alex first came to Manor of the Plains five years ago as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) working the night shift. It was her first exposure to the world of nursing and it was during that time that one event changed her life forever.“Somebody had passed away and it really affected me...  Read More...

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    Kathleen McElgunn went from nurse to resident at Manor of the Plains

    As PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) celebrates the Year of the Nurse, we’re proud to put the spotlight on resident Kathleen McElgunn, a former nurse on our campus.Kathleen’s career path was practically set for her as a child.“My mom was a nurse and she always had to take care of my grandma and grandpa. She was hard working and loved her job. I just sort of took after her,” Kathleen said.   Read More...

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    John Van Hook joins staff as new executive director

    John Van Hook, a senior living administrator with more than 30 years of experience, joined the Manor of the Plains staff as the new executive director on October 16.“I am very eager to use my experience and skills in optimizing resident care and building positive employee relations at Manor of the Plains,” John said.Prior to joining the team at Manor of the Plains, John served as the executive director of Trinity Manor in Dodge City from May 2014 to September 2019.PMMA’s missio...  Read More...

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    Manor of the Plains, a place Robyn Pike calls home!

    Robyn Pike has been taking care of the residents at Manor of the Plains for more than 20 years. Marketing Director Kurt Lampe sat down with Robyn to inquire what she could offer about staying in one place for 20 years, and absolutely loving her job. Robyn’s first answer was, “I just love taking care of people.   Read More...

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    Football on the Plains

    Last spring, Lisa Flick, dining services director, hired some members of the Dodge City Red Demons football team to work in dining services at Manor of the Plains.Junior Lopez, Amari Bently, Cedric Rosales and De Jon Delgado (shown above) worked at Manor of the Plains in dining services.To support these players, a group of Manor of the Plains residents enjoyed one of the first home games this season and then took a picture with a few of the players from the Dodge City Red Demons Football Team.   Read More...