Kansas Budget Cuts Affect Pine Village

Kansas Budget Cuts Affect Pine Village By Shelby Shaw   Since assuming leadership at Pine Village, I often think of Katie Krehbiel, who donated this land with the vision for a suitable home for elder care, and hope that we are living up to her expectations. As part of that suitable […]


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Last of Pine Village’s Original Van Drivers Retires

Last of Pine Village’s original Van Drivers Retires By Shelby Shaw 7.28.16   This week, one of our long-time van drivers, Howard Kaufman, is ‘retiring.’ Howard and I visited the other day about his time as van driver and I learned that he was one of the first of four […]

Never Stop Learning

Never Stop Learning By Shelby Shaw 7.21.16   As July winds down, inevitably August is just around the corner. Normally, that doesn’t mean a whole lot in my family, except this year our oldest, Quentin, starts Kindergarten. I had a Mom tell me the other day the oldest and the […]



Blood Drive at Pine Village

Blood Drive at Pine Village June 16 By Shelby Shaw 6.9.16   Next Thursday, June 16 Pine Village will host the American Red Cross Community Blood Drive in the Wellness Center from 1:30 – 6 p.m. We host several blood drives a year, and giving blood does save a life, […]

Pine Village Hires Julie Kern As New Marketing Director & Independent Living

    Julie Kern has been named the Director of Marketing & Independent Living for Pine Village in Moundridge, Kan. Kern will be taking on the responsibilities of selling and promoting the independent living homes to prospect residents, as well as managing the marketing and public relations.     “We are so […]



Pine Village Receives Highest Honor from State for Person-Centered Care

by Shelby Shaw Pine Village began their journey in person-centered care almost a decade ago when the first PEAK program through the State of Kansas was launched. Since then, long-term care and Pine Village have seen many changes. Then, in 2012 we revamped our person-centered care journey when the State […]

Pine Village Announces Chili Cook-off & Cinnamon Roll Contest Winners

Pine Village hosted its annual Chili Cook-off and Cinnamon Roll Contest on March 10 at the Wellness Center. There were 10 entries in the Chili Cook-off and 5 entries in the Cinnamon Roll Contest. Winners were selected through two categories: People’s Choice and Judges Choice. Judges were Kenny Black, Pine […]

Director of Dining Services Jeannie Chestnut is representing Pine Village Dining Services for their 1st place chili for People's Choice and 3rd Place Chili for Judge's Choice; Kathryn Vogts won 1st Place Judges Choice Chili


Heart of America Men’s Chorus to Perform at Pine Village Anchors Banquet

  Pine Village will host its 12th Annual Anchors Banquet on Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m. in the Wellness Center. The Anchors Banquet is the only fundraising event for the Memorial Home Endowment Foundation. Featured entertainment is the Heart of America Men’s Chorus (HOAMC) and dinner will be catered […]

Pine Village Honors Volunteer & Employee of the Year

Pine Village hosted its Annual Corporation Meeting on March 1, where they honored a Volunteer of the Year and an Employee of the Year. Bonnie Kaufman was named Volunteer of the Year and Shelley Koehn was named Employee of the Year. Bonnie Kaufman was selected because of her dedicated giving […]

Volunteer of the Year Bonnie Kaufman receiving her award from Administrator Jim Huxman.


Pine Village to Host Dementia Education Series

Pine Village will host its 5th Dementia Education Series beginning March 31. This is a four class series, with classes on March 31, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 7-8 p.m. at the Wellness Center on the Pine Village campus. The series teaches the basics of dementia, including […]