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    Staff spotlight: Maria Lane

    Maria Lane, director of social services at Emporia Presbyterian Manor, will celebrate her 11th year as an employee on our campus this May. She discovered her calling to help others early on in her education.“I started out in college as a nursing major. It soon became apparent that I was not strong in the math and sciences.   Read More...

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    Deb Thornton returns to Presbyterian Manor

    One of our newest employees isn’t so new to our campus. Deb Thornton, our new assisted living director, first worked for Emporia Presbyterian Manor from the summer of 2014 to January of 2018 as director of health services.“I retired at that time, but the adventure did not appeal to me. It is highly over-rated in my opinion,” said Deb.She returned to our team in October and is enjoying being “home.”“Connecting and reconnecting with our clients has been a great ...  Read More...

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    Staff spotlight: Lori Maxson

    There’s a good chance you’ve already met our community’s newest staff member. Lori Maxson is the administrative assistant in administrative services and can be found working full-time at the front desk. She joined the team on September 10 and was previously an administrative assistant for KVOE/KFFX Radio.So far, she hasn’t found a thing she doesn’t love about her new job.“I love everything!   Read More...

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    Staff spotlight: Jessica Goodwin

    Since joining the staff at Emporia Presbyterian Manor eight years ago, Jessica Goodwin has moved up the ranks from dishwasher to her new title of chef/production manager.“When I was hired, I started out as a part-time server at night. As time went on, I just kept moving up – dishwasher, full-time server on dayshift, cook and then baker. I have done every position in the kitchen, and I’ve also done many catering events over the years.   Read More...

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    Staff spotlight: Sarah Funck

    While Sarah Funck has been working as a CMA in assisted living since January 2018, being on the job is nothing like “work” at all.“I love the residents at Emporia Presbyterian Manor,” said Sarah. “I never feel like I am going to work, I feel like they are family.”No matter what the residents are going through, Sarah enjoys being a part of their lives.“I love being able to build relationships with them, care for their needs, be there on their good days an...  Read More...