Bright Horizons Executive Director Linda Olson was named the 2015 individual recipient of the Dr. Richard Raymond Public Health Champion Award at the North Central District Health Department Annual Banquet on Friday March 20. Linda started working as a volunteer in the O’Neill Office in July of 1997. She was hired as a part-time advocate in July 1998. In January 2001 she was appointed as the Program Director, and in May of 2006 she was appointed the Interim Director. She was hired into her current position as Executive Director in July of 2006. In July 2014, Bright Horizons expanded to include three additional counties and opened a satellite office in Ainsworth, NE. Bright Horizons now covers a 10 county service area. Linda is pictured receiving the award from NCDHD Board of Health Member Kelly Kalkowski.