Builder Awards

Each year at our Caring for our Communities Breakfast Jubilee we present two Builder Awards to individuals and organizations that had a substantial impact on our mission and have improved or increased access to health care for our patients and communities.

 We are proud to honor:

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2017 Individual - Dana Jensen

Dana Jensen has been a tireless advocate for NHS for more than 12 years.  She served as a volunteer Board member, a Board Officer and Committee Chair. She provides valuable leadership and guidance, and has advocated for NHS in a variety of ways including grant funding, event sponsorship, and volunteer assistance.  Dana lives out our mission every day and is dedicated and passionate about the work we do.  We’re honored to have her on our side.




2017 Individual - Dr. Don Masler

Dr. Don Masler began as a volunteer supervising physician one month after the Fremont Clinic opened in 1971.   Dr. Masler cared for hundreds of people directly and supervised countless medical students. His excellent reputation in the community helped recruit many of the clinic’s early volunteers. Dr. Masler’s dedication and commitment was not only foundational to our ability to provide healthcare services to the community, he also demonstrated to our funders that the need for these services was critical and that we had the ability to deliver. 


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2016 Individual - Dr. Bruce Adams

Dr. Adams embodies our mission to improve 
and promote access to healthcare.Serving
multiple board terms, then on the Clinical
Improvement Committee, he guided 
quality goals, clinician credentialing standards
and clinical treatment
protocols. Dr. Adams 
has true passion for community health. As an 
ER doctor, then Vice President of Medical
Affairs, at 
North Memorial, he was instrumental 
in establishing our 
relationship there.


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2016 Organization - MDH Sage

The MN Dept. of Health Sage Cancer Screening
Program, led by GayLynn Richards and Mike
Finke, covers breast and cervical cancer
screening, diagnostics and treatment for
uninsured or underinsured women who
otherwise could not afford it. Sage has been a 
trusted partner since 1992. Together we have
provided mammograms to 3,384 women, sent
900 for diagnostics, and diagnosed 32 with
breast cancer.


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2014 Organization - Northeast Bank

We recognized Northeast Bank’s support of the Neighborhood HealthSource mission,
which can be traced back to 1999, through annual donations and employee
volunteerism. The Bank is proud to be one of the original annual Jubilee supporters.

Northeast Bank has selected Neighborhood HealthSource as the United Way Caring
Connection Recipient, and bank employees also donated 88 new books for the Jump at
Reading! program to put books into the hands of young children when they come in for
annual well child check-ups.