Norwegian ambassador surprises Wollen with medal from the king
October 5, 2017
The Norwegian ambassador visited Petersburg last weekend to give presentations on the arctic and global warming, Glo Wollen thought, until the underlying agenda was revealed: presenting her a medal from the King of Norway.
Wollen, the Sons of Norway president in Petersburg, organized a visit from Ambassador Kare Aas. Without telling her, Aas flew to town on Thursday and presented her the Saint Olav's Medal that evening at a dinner party.
"I am still in shock," Wollen said. "This was a complete surprise and an amazing honor."
The medal recognizes service for spreading information about Nor...
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