Sakry named Elk River Volunteer of the Month

Mayor John Dietz shook hands with Alan Sakry and gave him a plaque. Sakry, a mortgage banker, is recovering from a Jan. 10 stroke.

Alan Sakry has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for May.

He was honored at the Monday, May 21, City Council meeting.

Mayor John Dietz listed Sakry’s volunteer accomplishments:

•Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce board member and past chair (2010-2011)

•Chair for Shiver Elk River, a Chamber of Commerce community event

•YMCA Community Board chair

•Elk River Fourth of July Committee

•Elk River Rotary Club – Strive chair and golf tournament chair

Alan Sakry with his award.

Sakry also volunteers for the CAER food shelf, Boys & Girls Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Faith in Action and is an active member of Central Lutheran Church and a large supporter of numerous non-profit organizations.

Dietz presented Sakry with a plaque.