The Funny Thing About Stress - with Kay Frances
Mary Miller Hayes Leadership Award Presentation
On March 9, 2012, the Memorial Hospital Celebrating Women & Wellness Committee hosted its signature event. This year, the event was "The Funny Thing About Stress" with humorist and stress management specialist Kay Frances, M.B.A. At this event, the Mary Miller Hayes Leadership Award was presented to Memorial Hospital pediatric infectious disease specialist Iracema Arevalo, M.D. | Read more....
Read about the 2011 event, "Understanding Gender Differences: The Great Divide"
About Kay Frances, MBA
Humorist and Stress Management Specialist Kay Frances has shared her message to “lighten up, stress less and take care of ourselves” in 38 states and Canada for over 25 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, a degree in Physical Education and a 4th degree black belt in karate. She was also a family caregiver for seven years. As a Stress Management Specialist, Kay believes that people who manage their stress are happier, healthier and more productive.
When it comes to humor, Kay is the “real deal” having performed as a professional standup comedian for many years and appearing on a number of national television and radio programs including Lifetime Cable’s “Girls Night Out” and NBC’s “America’s Funniest People”. She also lived and performed in New York City where she appeared at the nation’s top comedy clubs such as “The Improvisation” and “Catch a Rising Star.”
Kay’s humor combined with her expertise in stress management not only offers useful information, but shows folks a rollicking good time in the process. It’s clean, energetic “humor-with-a-message” at its funniest. Feeling stressed? Worried about change? No need for “brain strain”. It’s Kay Frances, “America’s Funniest Stressbuster.
Mary Miller Hayes Leadership Award
At this annual event the Mary Miller Hayes Leadership Award was presented.
Mary Miller Hayes, wife of Webb C. Hayes and daughter-in-law to Rutherford B. Hayes, was an industrious woman who helped shape the history of Sandusky County. Through philanthropy and volunteering, she dedicated her life to making our community the place that it is today. In addition to providing the initial $50,000 toward the founding of Memorial Hospital, she challenged the community to raise the necessary funds which lead to the successful completion and opening of the original hospital in 1918. She further demonstrated her commitment by founding the Mary Miller Hayes School of Nursing in 1925. As a sign of appreciation of Mrs. Hayes’ leadership and dedication to the community, Memorial Hospital established the Mary Miller Hayes Award in 2010.
The annual award is given to someone who exemplifies Mary Miller Hayes’ leadership abilities and emulates her pioneering spirit.
In 2011, Mary Wonderly, M.D. won the award. |Read more about Dr. Wonderly...
Read more about the Celebrating Women & Wellness Committee...