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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...

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    Enjoying each other’s company

    By Kurt Lampe, marketing directorPMMA Regional Marketing Director, Jenni Jones, sent me a text early one morning and said that she was bringing Jean Hamilton, a resident from the Salina Presbyterian Manor, with her on her visit to Manor of the Plains. Jenni is based at her home near Brookville, Kan., and Salina is just a short ways away. Jean loves to quilt and just wanted to go along for the ride.Jenni picked up Jean at 7 a.m., and they arrived at Manor of the Plains at 10 a.m., after five road...  Read More...

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    When it comes to Agnes Rabe, Mother’s ‘Day’ seems inadequate

    After raising eight kids, all of them boys, Manor of the Plains resident Agnes Rabe has probably earned more than just one day of admiration and pampering each year; however, it is safe to say that all of those years of hard work and dedication didn’t go unnoticed or unappreciated.“Mom was probably one of the hardest working people I ever met,” said Agnes’ son Kevin. “We would go to bed at nine or 10 p.m. and we’d wake up at two in the morning and find mom in the bath tub—that was the only time ...  Read More...

  • Coloring club fills a void

    Dona Wallace loved doing little things to keep her mind sharp—crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles—and above all—coloring. In fact, she loved coloring so much that she started her own club. Sadly, Dona passed away before she could attend a meeting, but thanks to her granddaughter, Leah Kerbs, her coloring club lives on.“After she passed, I felt like I wanted to keep it going … to keep her spark through coloring alive,” said Leah.So now, on the first and third Fr...  Read More...

  • Manor of the Plains, home sweet home

    By Kurt Lampe, marketing directorI love coming to work!It's not just a job; it's a career! I had no idea eight years ago that I would be working at a senior living community. I had been down with a staph infection for several months and saw the ad in the local newspaper.   Read More...