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Erickson named social work alumna of the year at Mankato State University

Lynda Erickson, Supervisor with Crow Wing County Community Services, has been selected as Mankato State University’s Social Work Alumna of the Year.

The 1979 graduate was recognized at an awards ceremony and reception on Friday, Nov. 8 at Mankato State University. The award is presented to a distinguished social work alumnus who has demonstrated significant career achievements.

Erickson was recognized for significant contributions to the Social Work profession and service to the community.

“Lynda’s passion and dedication to children and families in Crow Wing County is remarkable,” said Director Kara Terry. “Crow Wing County Community Services is very fortunate to have her as a part of the team.”

Erickson is a supervisor in the Health and Social Services Division. She has been employed by Crow Wing County since 1992.

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