Mayor delivers Meals on Wheels as part of national volunteer day

Elk River Mayor John Dietz volunteered Tuesday as part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service.

Louisette Guimont and Mayor John Dietz delivered Meals on Wheels to Angels on Main in Elk River.

Louisette Guimont and Mayor John Dietz delivered Meals on Wheels to Angels on Main in Elk River, one of the stops on their route Tuesday.

He delivered Meals on Wheels with volunteer Louisette Guimont.

Dietz said the day is  to honor all of the Elk River citizens who volunteer their time to make the city a better place for everyone.

“Our city slogan is ‘Powered by Nature,’” Dietz said. “For me, one of the meanings of that tagline is the caring nature of the people of Elk River. We have so many organizations that use volunteers. There are always people willing to step up and help.”

He thanked people who volunteer and said he sincerely appreciates whtat they do for the community.

The Elk River City Council had earlier voted to proclaim April 1 as National Service Recognition Day.

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