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    Celebrate your love for the library

    Did you know that February is National Library Lover’s Month? There is a lot to love about our community’s library, and we are fortunate to have a former librarian who runs it.Mary Burchill was the associate director of the Law Library at KU for 15 years before retiring in 1995. Off and on for the next 10 years, Mary and her husband, Brower, worked in Bandelier National Monument—they were both park rangers for one year and then Mary picked up jobs each summer in the bookstore, ...  Read More...

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    Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless® exhibit and reception features senior artists

    Local senior artists will be celebrated February 18 through 25 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive., as the community hosts its annual Art is Ageless® exhibit and observes the 40th anniversary of the Art is Ageless® program.Art is Ageless is a trademarked program of PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America). The program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.“It’s inspiring to se...  Read More...

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    Nurse spotlight: Tina Silvers

    Tina Silvers has worked in our community as an LPN for over six years. Working in health care was in her blood.“I am from a family that has a lot of medical background, so I guess I am destined to do this,” said Tina.Helping others is something that comes naturally for Tina, too.“I enjoy helping others and improving their quality of life. At Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, I enjoy the residents, my fellow employees and being part of a team that provides resident-centered care,” said Tina.In her spa...  Read More...

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    Vernon and Marilyn Chamberlin: A love story

    The story of how residents Vernon and Marilyn Chamberlin met is all about being in the right place at the right time and having a mutual acquaintance playing matchmaker.“Vernon was teaching at a high school in Kansas City, and I was in nursing school at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City in 1953. He visited a patient in the hospital where I was training, and the nurse’s house mother was visiting the same patient. She asked him if he’d like to come to the nurse’s Christm...  Read More...

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    Staff spotlight: Maryann Hartman

    Maryann Hartman joined our community at the end of October 2019 as HR manager. Her previous work was as a staffing specialist at The Arnold Group for 7 ½ years.While she’s been here just a few months, she already feels like part of the team.“Presbyterian Manor has a strong set of roots and their values are of the utmost importance. We have a great synergy here in Lawrence and at PMMA in general.   Read More...

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