Stars of Community Action 2017

20170518_194510Paul and Norma  Desjardins (from left) were awarded the 2017 Stars of Community Action from Kara Hay, President Maine Community Action Association  and Jason Parent, CEO Aroostook County Action Program.

Dr. Norma Desjardins and her husband Paul (both Head Start attendees) saw the tremendous need for low-cost pediatric dental services in northernmost Maine.  Eight years ago, they started the Saint Appollonia Pediatric Dental clinic.  It is now a thriving practice service thousands of patients, most of which are low-income and would not otherwise have access to dental care.