Berg recognized by MDHHS for service

Courtesy photo At left, Lannie Berg, of Welcome Newborns, receives the Hometown Health Heroes award from State Senator Ed McBroom. The award is given annually by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

ESCANABA — The Menominee Delta Schoolcraft Community Action Agency has announced that Lannie Berg from Welcome Newborns received the Hometown Health Heroes Award from the State of Michigan for the work she does in Delta County around child abuse and neglect prevention. This award is given annually and allows the Michigan Department and Health and Human Services to highlight selfless and dedicated champions of public health who are making incredible efforts to improve the lives of Michigan residents.

Serving nearly 500 families, Welcome Newborns seeks to promote the well-being of children, improve parent-child relationships, and prevent child abuse and neglect. It is available free of charge to all families within Delta County, regardless of income or where their baby was born.

To learn more or sign up, reach out by calling 906-786-7080 ext. 143.

The award was given to Berg at an event in Lansing on April 10. Senator Ed McBroom presented her with the award.


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