Peter Leinonen has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for August.
He was honored at the Aug. 20 city council meeting, where Mayor John Dietz listed Leinonen’s volunteer contributions and gave him a plaque.
Leinonen has been a volunteer at Faith in Action for the last 10 years. Much of the time he has worked in Faith in Action’s store, The Great Room, in downtown Elk River.
He has been a Faith in Action board member for the last nine years.
He also has volunteered on various committees at his church for the past 20 years.