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Hipp Honored by Salvation Army and National Rural Health Association

From Left to Right:  Captain Ken Argot, Van D. Hipp, Jr., and Vince Lombardi, Jr. at the Annual Salvation Army Dinner in Alexandria, Virginia.

Over a three-day period in the beginning of May, Van D. Hipp Jr., a board member of the Norwegian American Foundation, was surprised to be honored with two awards from two well-respected non-profit organizations, The Salvation Army and the National Rural Health Association, for his years of service and volunteer work. On May 4th, the National ...

A commitment to education

Luther College in Decorah, Iowa

Norwegian immigrants laid the foundation for a number of colleges and universities across North America By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American WeeklyNorwegians have made their mark on higher education in the North America, founding excellent colleges and universities across the continent. The pioneering spirit of the Norwegian immigrants to build a place for learning and service has ...

U.S. helps Stolt-Nielsen ship drifting off Somalia

  A vessel belonging to chemical tanker group Stolt-Nielsen, which has been drifting unprotected off the coast of Somalia for days, has received help from the United States navy, Reuters reported on April 27. The "MT Stolt Strength" had for the past week been drifting and low on fuel after it was released by Somali captors. The tanker was ...

Eriksen Translations Opens Latin-American Production Center

Brooklyn, NY – Eriksen Translations Inc., a leading language services provider, has expanded its operations to include a state-of-the-art production center in Córdoba, Argentina. Newly incorporated, the location allows Eriksen to expand its capacity and provide clients with greater flexibility and efficiency.  Started as a pilot project in 2006, Eriksen Translations S.R.L. is located in the heart ...