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C Clyde Jones not slowing down at 100 years young

Local celebrity C Clyde Jones celebrated turning 100 years old on Wednesday. His celebration was held over the summer, but he’s now being showered with gifts and well-wishes from around the globe. Jones never planned to make Kansas his home when he accepted a job at Kansas State University. While his party was being planned, [...]

By |2022-12-22T18:34:24-06:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C Clyde Jones not slowing down at 100 years young

C Clyde Run called for lightning, viewed successful differently

The C Clyde Run and Midge’s Mile had an uninvited guest Saturday. The fundraiser’s namesake, C Clyde Jones, says this is the first time in ten years his fundraiser for Shepherd’s Crossing has been rained out. Neither rolling thunder nor downpouring rain could dampen anybody’s spirit at the event. Would-be runners lined up, crowded under [...]

By |2022-09-18T19:05:13-05:00September 18th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C Clyde Run called for lightning, viewed successful differently

C Clyde Jones continues fundraising despite recent stroke and approaching 100th birthday

Local celebrity and philanthropist C. Clyde Jones is the namesake of the annual C Clyde Run, which raises funds for Shepherd’s Crossing. Jones shares why, at 99 years old, he continues to help fundraise. Jones was the first dean of K-State’s College of Business Administration, which hosts C Clyde Run and Midge’s Mile Fun Run/Walk, [...]

By |2022-08-30T17:56:26-05:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C Clyde Jones continues fundraising despite recent stroke and approaching 100th birthday
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