May 21, 2018

Wheeler Gives Out Hands & Hearts Appreciation Awards

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Susan Walkama, LCSW, president and chief executive officer, Wheeler Clinic, with Wheeler Hands & Hearts Appreciation Award recipient Ralph, Harold and Ed Lorenson of the Lorenson Family; not pictured: Carolyn Lorenson.

DEEP RIVER — The Lorenson Family of Cromwell and Deep River was among five organizations and individuals to receive a Hands & Hearts Appreciation Award at Wheeler’s fifth annual Hands & Hearts reception on May 20 at The Country Club of Farmington.

The event honors an array of individuals, business and non-profit leaders for their continued, outstanding support of Wheeler’s mission and improving the health of the individuals, families and communities that Wheeler serves.  Thirty businesses and individuals have been recognized by Wheeler since the inception of this event.

“For more than 25 years, the Lorenson family has supported Wheeler in word and in deed,” said Susan Walkama, LCSW, Wheeler’s president and chief executive officer. “They have supported our service to the community with steadfast dedication.”

Additional 2015 Hands & Hearts Appreciation Award recipients include: Hooker & Holcombe, Mott Corporation, Reid and Riege, P.C., and the Red Sox Foundation.

Editor’s Note: Wheeler provides comprehensive solutions that address complex health issues, providing individuals, families and communities with accessible, innovative care that encourages recovery, health and growth at all stages of life.  Their integrated approach to primary and behavioral health, education and recovery creates measurable results, positive outcomes and hopeful tomorrows for more than 30,000 individuals across Connecticut each year. Learn more:www.wheelerclinic.org.

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