OLWM Celebrates its Third Anniversary

 

Join The Organization of Liberian Women in Minnesota (OLWM) to celebrate its third year of existence, serving the Liberian Community in Minnesota and other surrounding areas and striving to foster unity on:

 

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Venue: Trinity Episcopal Church

1415 6th Ave

Anoka, MN 55303

Entrance: $15:00

Please call 612-221-0069 for questions

Dinner will be served, followed by music dancing, and awards recognizing community leaders who have impacted the lives of Africans in Minnesota.

Minnesota officials in Ebola awareness push

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota health officials are trying to ease any fears about the possible spread of Ebola after an outbreak of the deadly disease in West Africa.

The Minnesota Department of Health hosted a public information meeting attended by about 150 people in Brooklyn Center on Wednesday night. The Minneapolis suburbs are home to thousands of people with ties to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries most severely affected by the African outbreak. Continue reading

OPEN HOUSE: Ebola meeting in Brooklyn Park

OPEN HOUSE: Ebola meeting in Brooklyn Center

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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KMSP) –Minnesota health officials are expecting to speak to hundreds of residents on Wednesday night at an open house to address concerns about the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa.MORE: How does Ebola spread, and can it be stopped? As many as 200 people are expected to attend the 6:30 p.m. meeting in the Minneapolis suburb, which is home to thousands of people with ties to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea — the three countries most severely affected by the outbreak. The informational gathering will be held at Constitution Hall at the Brooklyn Park Community Center.  Continue reading

EBOLA OUTBREAK

STAR TRIBUNE REPORTS

Liberians in Minnesota are worried about family members back home amid Ebola outbreak

  • Article by: AMY FORLITI , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 28, 2014 – 6:25 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — Members of Minnesota’s sizeable Liberian community say an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds of people in West Africa, including a local woman’s husband, has them worrying about relatives and scrambling to raise money to help prevent the virus from spreading.  Continue reading