Jan 28, 2020 5:00 PM

2020 Kansas Health Champions to be awarded; Hoisington's Blackwell included

Posted Jan 28, 2020 5:00 PM
Clara Barton Hospital CEO Jim Blackwell to be recognized as Kansas Health Champion from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Clara Barton Hospital CEO Jim Blackwell to be recognized as Kansas Health Champion from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

WICHITA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Governor’s Council on Fitness (GCOF) will recognize the 2020 Kansas Health Champions at a luncheon Thursday, Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Wichita.

The awards will be held at the Drury Inn and Suites, 400 W. Douglas Ave in room 132.

The Health Champion Award was developed by the Governor’s Council on Fitness to recognize and promote exemplary contributions to fitness in Kansas. This is the seventh year for these awards.

Those recognized include an individual and organization, as well as honorable mentions in each category. 2020 winners include: 

  1. Individual Health Champion: Andy Fry, Topeka
  2. Organizational Health Champion: Redemption Plus, Lenexa
  3. Individual Honorable Mention: Jim Blackwell, Hoisington
  4. Organizational Honorable Mention: West Bourbon Elementary School, Uniontown

Award winners will make brief remarks. Presenters scheduled include Dr. Lee Norman, KDHE Secretary, GCOF Chair Miranda Steele and GCOF Awards Chair Candice McField.

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