Volunteer of the Month is Don Aarestad

Don Aarestad has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for February.

His volunteer contributions include:

•Served as the Elk River American Legion’s service officer for many years.

•Served on the Elk River Legion’s Honor Guard unit.

•Recipient of the Elk River Legion Americanism Award.

•Member of the Silvertones senior singing group.

•acted as a reader to local elementary kids – member of the Book Ends group.

•very active in raising funds for the local Crop Walk and the Relay for Life in Elk River.

•inducted into the Elk River Crop Walk Hall of Fame in 2000.

•won Appreciation Award in 2005 for efforts on behalf of the Elk River Crop Walk.

Elk River Mayor John Dietz presented Aarestad with the Volunteer of the Month plaque at the Guardian Angels Care Center.