Orion Associates Receives a Jefferson Award For Public Service

December 10, 2011

Jefferson Award for Public Service

Orion Associates received a “Jefferson Award for Public Service” on December 1st.  Orion was one of 12 Twin Cities area companies to receive the award, which is issued by the Minneapolis / Saint Paul Business Journal in recognition of its volunteer efforts serving the community. The Jeffer...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Sixth Trip to Haiti

October 10, 2011

happy orphan children

The trip to Haiti was planned to continue data collection for the trauma research project. We were fortunate to make a new contact with The Hope Mission, a school and an orphanage operated by the Assemblies of God Church.  We were only in Haiti for two days but we managed to finish the last of [&he...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Minneapolis Tornado Response

July 10, 2011

On May 22, 2011 a tornado struck a residential area in North Minneapolis.  The Headwaters volunteers were immediately on hand to help pass out emergency supplies in the distribution center.  We helped staff the shelter through the Red Cross.  We also assisted with coordination of the community cl...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Fifth Trip to Haiti

Headwaters disaster relief volunteers relaxing

A small group of mental health professionals and other volunteers traveled to Haiti in July 2011 for the purpose of conducting research in addition to working with the children.  The research project was undertaken with Dr. Priscilla Dass Brailsford, Georgetown University.  The assessment tools us...
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