Michael Petricko is chaplain and acting health educator at the Ardmore Seventh-day Adventist Hospital in Oklahoma. Prior to this he served as pastor in the Texas and Texico conferences and as pastor-chaplain at the Hays Memorial Hospital in Texas.
A BIG SIGN reading "Health Chautauqua" clamored for attention over the tent pitched at the Y where Main and Broadway came together. Ned Sutton and his wife noticed it for the first time as they drove by on a summer day in 1922. "We've tried everything else for dad," said Mrs. Sutton. "Let's see what they have to say here. Maybe they can help."