Annual Community Events

Join us for our annual community events! Check our website regularly for news and updates regarding dates and time.

Bluestem Gala

Bluestem Communities invites you to support our mission in 2022 at this years Bluestem Gala. This annual event is a special evening that helps provide for the needs of our residents and participants. Raffle tickets are available for purchase online in advance or the night of the event. $50 each or $100 for three tickets. You must be present to win!

Trip Option #1: Trip for two to Honolulu, Hawaii

Package includes: Roundtrip airfare from Wichita to Honolulu; Accommodations at the Aston Waikiki Beach hotel for five nights; Round trip transfers; Deluxe lei greeting

Trip Option #2: Trip for two to Woodstock, Vermont

Package includes: Roundtrip airfare from Wichita to Burlington, Vermont; Accomodations at Vermont's Woodstock Inn & Resort for four nights; Rental car

Winner's choice of the two trip options, each with a maximum value of $3,500. Trip cost varies depending on the season of travel. Winner will work with Reflection Travel to book their travel arrangements.

For more information, contact the Fund Advancement Office at 620-327-3413.

Register here!

WHEN: November 3, 2022
WHERE: Meridian Center - Newton, KS

Innovations in Living with Dementia Community Forum

Innovations In Living With Dementia Annual Community Forum

Annual community forum “The most comman dementia under 60”.

Featuring Will Reiter, MA.

Will Reiter has worked in the dementia field for over 25 years. Currently as Education Program Manager at the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), he strengthens relationships with medical clinicians and professional care providers to expand awareness of frontotemporal degeneration and increase early diagnosis and access to quality care. AFTD envisions a world with compassionate care, effective support, and a future free of FTD.

Reserve your spot here. Needing CEU's? Register here.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: A virtual webinar hosted by Bluestem Communities

Garden Party

The Garden Party is an annual fundraiser for the Good Samaritan Caring Fund. Invitation only event. The evening features wine and appetizer pairings.

Register for this event!

WHEN: June 11, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Hesston, KS

Villa Days / Home Sweet Hesston

Villa Days is held in conjunction with Home Sweet Hesston. This community-wide homecoming event is a celebration of Hesston and the people who call it home. Designated events throughout the weekend will benefit Schowalter Villa’s Good Samaritan Caring Fund.

WHEN: October 7 and 8, 2022
WHERE: Hesston, KS

Fireworks Extravaganza

Kidron Bethel Village WILL NOT be hosting a July 4 fireworks event this year. This is due to the construction that is taking place on campus. We just don’t have the necessary space from which to shoot the fireworks or to host people. We hope to be back on the schedule for 2023, however, after construction has finished up!

WHEN: July 04, 2022
WHERE: