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Make Your Mark: Nurse Cindy Alness exemplifies Christian Ministry

Make Your Mark: Nurse Cindy Alness exemplifies Christian Ministry

In our continuing series, “Make your Mark,” we introduce you to Cindy Alness, RN and Clinical Coordinator for The Commons assisted living at SummerWood of Chanhassen. Cindy is making her mark by demonstrating the PHS value of Christian Ministry.

Avinity and PHS meet to bless joint venture

Avinity and PHS meet to bless joint venture

Leaders from Avinity and Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) met December 19, 2019 to pray over the final steps of their joint venture. The day marked the first meeting of the new Avinity joint venture board, now a shared ministry of The Avinity Foundation and Presbyterian Homes & Services.

2019 Christmas card features artwork by Carondelet Village resident

2019 Christmas card features artwork by Carondelet Village resident

On this Christmas Eve, we share with you the PHS 2019 Christmas card that arrived in the mailboxes of over 20,000 residents, employees and volunteers this month. This year’s card features the art of Sister Ansgar Holmberg, who lives at Carondelet Village.

A mark like no other

A mark like no other

We love sharing the stories of people who are making their mark on the PHS ministry. As we reflect on the final moments of Advent, there is of course one truly special story that has made a mark on our ministry and the world. Perhaps you know the story…

Ron Looms Large

Ron Looms Large

Maranatha resident Ron Christianson can be found looming most days. No, not looming over someone and making them feel uncomfortable. It’s quite the opposite.

Service Excellence: a positive influence everyday

Service Excellence: a positive influence everyday

Jayne Letourneau, RN, makes her mark as an exemplary caregiver, bringing her positive influence to others every day. This is why she received the 2019 CROSS Award for Service Excellence. For over 4 years, Jayne has served PHS as a Registered Nurse at The Deerfield in New Richmond, WI.

Operational Integrity: Going Above and Beyond

Operational Integrity: Going Above and Beyond

Yolanda Demars, 2019 CROSS Award recipient, has blessed Presbyterian Homes & Services with 11 years of service. As a Resident Assistant at Johanna Shores, Yolanda demonstrates the PHS value of “Operational Integrity” through personalized service to residents, and open communication with residents.

Operational Integrity: Going Above and Beyond

Operational Integrity: Going Above and Beyond

Yolanda Demars, 2019 CROSS Award recipient, has blessed Presbyterian Homes & Services with six years of service. As a Resident Assistant at Johanna Shores, Yolanda demonstrates the PHS value of “Operational Integrity” through personalized service to residents, and open communication with residents.

Betty’s Swedish Liberty Dream

Betty’s Swedish Liberty Dream

Betty Stange’s Scandinavian roots run deep as a proud descendant of both Norwegian and Swedish immigrants. Betty, who lives at Johanna Shores in Arden Hills, MN, recently had the joy of connecting with her Viking heritage, thanks to her family and the Johanna Shores staff who organized a trip.

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