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Board of Directors

Community Hospital, Inc. (dba George C. Grape Community Hospital) is a 501(C)3 Corporation, which is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors who are elected by the membership of the corporation. Membership in Community Hospital, Inc. is open to all individuals or businesses who contribute $100 to George C. Grape Community Hospital, George C. Grape Community Hospital Foundation, or George C. Grape Community Hospital Auxiliary.

The Annual Meeting of the Corporation is held the first Monday in February at George C. Grape Community Hospital. At this meeting, Annual Reports are presented by the Board President, Chief of Medical Staff, Administrator, Foundation, and Auxiliary. New corporate members are certified and new Board members are elected to fill 3-year terms. The current Board of Directors consists of:


Angie Ettleman
Sidney, Iowa


Troy Hendrickson
Hamburg, Iowa

Secretary / Treasurer

Kent Claiborne
Hamburg, Iowa

Foundation Representative

Melissa Travis
Sidney, Iowa


Dr. Michael Wells
Hamburg, Iowa


Danny Osborn
Hamburg, Iowa

Chief of Staff

Dr. Michael Ourada

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At George C. Grape Community Hospital, we understand that healthcare is evolving. Advancements in medicine and strides in technology are providing local communities access to better healthcare. It is our desire to provide the best care in our region. Our staff will be here to help you and your loved ones when the need arises. The comfort and care of our patients is our major goal.

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