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Nyango Melissa Nambangi awarded Immigrant of Distinction Award, Receives Mayoral Proclamations

In a ceremony on May 1, 2008 attended by the mayors of Minnepolis and St. Paul, Nyango Melissa Nambangi was given the Immigrant of Distinction Award, which she shared with Leonid Hurwicz, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics. The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul each declared May 1, 2008 Immigrants of Distinction Day in their respective cities to recognize the many achievements and contributions of immigrants in their communities.

Nyango Melissa Nambangi (holding award) with family at ceremony.