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    Holiday care package reaches military members in time for holidays

    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village would like to say thank you to everyone who donated items for the holiday care package we sent to men and women serving overseas in the U.S. armed forces.The troops received the packages in time for the holiday season and shared photos of themselves unboxing their gifts.The gifts and care package helped us show our appreciation for the troops who dedicate their time to serve our country, even as they are separated from their families and homes.   Read More...

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    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. The event is held annually to provide financial support...  Read More...

  • Appreciation for Angel Appeal

    Thank you for all of the generous hearts who donated to our Angel Appeal campaign, which benefits our Good Samaritan Program. This program helps ensure that residents who have run out of resources through no fault of their own can continue calling this "home."Mr. and Mrs.   Read More...

  • 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.PHOTOS: Marge Bailey, left, half-way through the auction; Pastor Larry Stevicks and his wife Glenda with Pastor John Kellum, enjoying their s...  Read More...

  • Good Samaritan dinner & auction raises $39,000 for area seniors

    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village thanks citizens for their supportMore than 500 people raised $39,000 for the Good Samaritan Program at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s annual dinner and auction May 2.Sale items included a car, John Deere lawnmower, collectible glass, quilts, furniture and indoor and outdoor household goods donated by area businesses and residents. Proceeds support the Good Samaritan Program, which provides financial assistance to Presbyterian Village residents who have ou...  Read More...