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    Art Auction raises $4,000 for the Good Samaritan Program

    Thank you to the Parsons community for coming out and supporting Presbyterian Manor on June 13 at our first Art for the Ages auction to support the Good Samaritan Program. It was a successful evening for many reasons. We have had a generous outpouring of donations from local artists as well as patrons who purchased pieces during the event."It was a lot more than I expected, but I wouldn't go back and change anything.   Read More...

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    The art of winning

    Congratulations to Jane Parish! She is the People’s Choice winner for her pencil drawing titled “Love Waits” in the annual Art is Ageless® competition at Parsons Presbyterian Manor.Jane, a first-time competitor, also won first place in the watercolor and drawing divisions and third place in the Christmas-inspired art division.The 65-year-old is a relative newcomer to the local art scene, taking her first acrylic painting class two years ago. She quickly became obsessed with...  Read More...

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    The art of giving back

    Her father always wanted her to be a nurse, but Jeannette Parsons found a way to pursue her passion while still helping others.“I’ve been teaching art for 32 years, and often do classes with children or seniors. I love giving back to others through art,” Jeannette said. “I live in Lee’s Summit, Mo., now, but Parsons is my hometown.  Read More...