Author Archives: Laurie

Founder’s Day celebrates 69 years of senior service

Alice Kalb, a widow who requested a home for seniors, helps break ground in Newton, Kan., at the site that would become the first Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America community.

Employees of Wichita Presbyterian Manor will observe the founding of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America this month, as the company celebrates 69 years of providing quality senior services guided by Christian values. The company has locations in Kansas READ MORE

Women made a difference

Residents Gloria Bonwell, Myrne Roe and Liz Hicks all have been active in local politics, media and the women’s rights movement.

Residents Gloria Bonwell, Myrne Roe and Liz Hicks all have been active in local politics, media and the women’s rights movement.

Three friends look back on how they got involved in the women’s movement

In 2011, Myrne Roe published the book, “Radiating Like a Stone: Wichita Women and the 1970s Feminist Movement,” which included essays by Liz Hicks and Gloria Bonwell, among READ MORE

The great pumpkin patch

Residents accidently grew a pumpkin patch right in their courtyard.  Last year we sat our pumpkin from the pumpkin contest our in the courtyard so we could continue to admire it.  This spring low and behold a plant was coming out of the ground READ MORE

The “holy rollers”

Inez Brower, Bob Duncan, Jean Duncan, Wanda Glassburner, Dorothy Hall, Nancy Ross, Shirley Thompson and Barbara Works.

On September 29, eight Willows and PATH residents worked together to roll bandages for mission work.  The residents involved were Inez Brower, Bob Duncan, Jean Duncan, Wanda Glassburner, Dorothy Hall, Nancy Ross, Shirley Thompson, and Barbara Works.  READ MORE