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Staff Leader Receives James Derham Award

posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lanette Nelson, Healthy Start Outreach manager with VNS of Iowa, was selected to receive the James Lanette NelsonDerham award as health practitioner of the year. The award was presented at the annual Iowa Juneteenth Observance held in Des Moines on June 11.

The Iowa Juneteenth Observance is an all-volunteer organization pursuing community service via an understanding of, and appreciation for, freedom, liberty, and responsible citizenship. Lanette was honored as part of the "Community Builders Appreciation Banquet" that recognizes outstanding accomplishments of individuals across Iowa.