Education: Mary is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.
Community Support: Mary has served with the Women’s Club of Louisville, the Fillies, the Kentucky Derby Festival Board of Directors, the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Board of Directors and the Project Guild of LaGrange.
Occupation: Mary is a homemaker and civic leader who also has worked extensively on her family farm.
Family: Mary was married to her late husband Kurt for 55 years and has two children. She was recently remarried to her husband, Bill Hinton.
Why do you volunteer in the community? When I see a need in the community, I also see an opportunity to help. It gives me pleasure to be involved in the community and to see needs met.
How does healthcare support a thriving community? As someone who has been a long-time supporter of Baptist Health LaGrange and their exceptional team of healthcare providers, I know the importance of healthcare in the community. At Baptist Health LaGrange, I have seen patients of all incomes and backgrounds receive the care they need.
Can you spot gratitude? How? I’m able to spot gratitude because of the gratitude I’ve gained over the years by giving back to the community. My family was very grateful to open our home to a family from Guatemala in their time of need. I’m grateful for the friendships I gained through this experience. A gesture of kindness can truly lead to a lifetime of friendship. I’m also so grateful for my family and all of the blessings I’ve experienced in my life. God is so good!