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Augsburg alum Martin Sabo honored as an outstanding Norwegian American

Jan. 28, 2007

Martin Sabo

Martin Olav Sabo '59, will be honored as an outstanding Norwegian American on Monday, Jan. 29 at an event held at Augsburg College.

This honor is being bestowed on him by the Norwegian American Foundation and the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in partnership with Augsburg College.

The reception includes several speakers: Paul C. Pribbenow, Former State Senator Roger Moe, and Rolf Hansen, Consul General of Norway, and Dr. Loren J. Anderson, President of the Norwegian American Foundation Board and President of Pacific Lutheran University.

Congressman Sabo has enjoyed a long career in public service and has served the people of Minnesota for many years. The award being given to him is the highest honor granted by the Norwegian American Foundation.