Longtime community activists and hospital supporters Jim Braden and Marion Stuart have accepted the positions of Honorary Co-Chairs of the effort that will be active through most of 2017.
Jim Braden is the retired owner of Braden Financial Services and has served on the Board of Directors for Clay County Hospital Foundation since 1992. He has also served as a board member for numerous organizations within the county, region and state. He served as a Kansas State Representative for 16 years and has a record of extraordinary achievements for more than 32 years in the insurance industry.
He has been nominated to receive the honor of “Director Emeritus” in the Foundation.
Marion Stuart has served as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Clay County Hospital Foundation and was one of the founding members of the organization, serving since 1991. An accomplished educator, Marion taught school in Lorraine, Chapman, Idana, Longford, Broughton, Clifton and Clay Center where her late husband, Charles, served as Superintendent of Schools.
Marion and “Chuck” have played extensive and committed roles in the development of the hospital and foundation over a period of many years.