Alan Sakry
by Joni Astrup and Jim Boyle ECM Publishers The following individuals made news in 2012 and were deemed part of our Newsmakers of the Year. Bruce Anderson Bruce Anderson came out of retirement to win a seat on the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners in November. He beat the incumbent, Larry Far...Read More
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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 Shiv...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Alan Sakry, a well-known businessman and community leader, became the center of attention last week at a benefit in his honor that attracted nearly 1,000 people and raised $53,838 to help continue his recovery from a Jan. 10 stroke. Money raised will cover medical bills not cover...Read More
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Alan Sakry once remarked in an interview for a Business Almanac story that if you take care of your clients they will take care of you. It wasn’t a line he picked up at some business or marketing conference. He lived it — both his business and personal life. He could judge the legitimacy of [......Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor As final preparations are being made for a benefit in his honor, Alan Sakry continues to wage war on the painstaking process of recovering from a massive Jan. 10 stroke. The mortgage banker with an unbridled passion for the Elk River community, family and friends endures at least...Read More
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