Resident of the Month


Ellen Heins


Ellen Heins was on October 5, 1926 in Lang, Kansas. She is one of  seven  children born by Alouis and Isabelle (Flott) Arndt. Ellen grew up on a farm southwest of Emporia. Ellen married Bill Heins and they had four children.  She has nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

             Ellen enjoyed working with numbers; she was a bookkeeper for many years at Haynes Hardware and the Emporia Senior Center. She enjoyed taking bus tours, playing bunko, and reading. Ellen liked to have her family together and continued to cook holiday meals for everyone even as the family grew.

Ellen moved to the Holiday Resort in 2012, she likes to watch the birds outside her window and enjoys the visits from her family and the staff.

Congratulation Ellen for being chosen as

“Our Resident of the Month”



Caring Hearts for November

    Samantha, Libbi, and Kelli were nominated as our “Caring Heart of the Month”. Their nominations read as follows:

 Samantha Hernandez: Because she is always pleasant, nice and a good worker!!     (Lynn Jacob)

Libbi Ploutz: She takes good care of me and she help me a lot. (Sandra Fulton)

Kelli Henricks: She is a good med nurse and always helps out when needed. ( Janice Messerschmidt)

Congratulations to Samantha, Libbi, and Kelli on being chosen as

Our Caring Hearts of the Month!