A.L. woman recognized with Olmsted advocacy award

Published 10:00 pm Monday, May 28, 2018

Freeborn County announced that the 2018 Rose Olmsted Advocacy Award has been awarded to Jacqueline Carstens of Albert Lea.

According to a press release, the selection committee recognized the outstanding commitment provided by Carstens over the past 15-plus years working in the hospice environment. 

Her nomination included comments stating: “Ms. Carstens strives to ensure the rights of individuals are served and protected with compassion and dedication” and also that she “has a desire to help each and every one of the individuals she works and with a caring and professionalism demeanor.  She is a gift to the entire community.”   

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The release stated Carstens “clearly and completely” embodies what the Rose Olmsted Advocacy Award represents.

The selection committee congratulated Carstens on receiving this award and all those who work diligently with advocacy issues in Freeborn County throughout the year.