Sons of Norway CEO Eivind Heiberg Supports WWII Memorial Effort

Minneapolis, MN, May 24, 2019 –(PR.com)– Sons of Norway CEO Eivind Heiberg, acting in his dual capacity as Honorary Consulate General for the Kingdom of Norway, made an appearance at Fort Snelling Tuesday in support of an effort to memorialize the 99th Infantry Battalion, an elite unit of Norwegian-speaking soldiers who fought for the U.S. Army in World War II. Nicknamed “The Viking Battalion,” the 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate) consisted of 1,001 original members, roughly half of whom were Minnesotans – and all of whom were of Norwegian descent. Along…

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Substance abuse and mental health insurance claims double in ten years

Mental health insurance claims - young woman stressed

Claims are more than twice what they were a decade ago and the increase is driven by young adults and teens. Substance abuse and mental health insurance claims have spiked over the last decade, more than doubling during that time, said a new report. Moreover, the driving force behind this staggering growth rate is young adults and teens. The report was published in May by FAIR Health, a nonprofit health care organization. The report showed that rates of anxiety and depression among Americans of all ages have been rising over…

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