More than 100 walkers turned out Oct. 9 for the annual CROP Walk, which was held at a new time of year and a new location. The walkers raised more than $7,700, which was down from more than $12,000 raised last year. About 2,800 pounds of food was also collected, which also was down from […]
The Church of St. Andrew is hosting its annual CAER Spaghetti Dinner Sunday, Oct. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the church’s parish center and gym, located at 566 Fourth St., Elk River. In addition to the spaghetti dinner, there will be a silent auction, entertainment and a bake sale.
Residents and business owners in the Elk River area have a chance to help a neighbor, a friend or the person on the street simply by leaving a plastic bag filled with non-perishable food items at the mailbox. People are being asked to participate in the Saturday, May 14 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive hosted […]
by Joni Astrup Associate editor The CAER food shelf in Elk River is edging closer to the goal for its March food drive. As of Wednesday, March 30, a total of 79,648 pounds/dollars had been donated, according to Jenny Gray, the executive director of CAER. The annual food drive continues until April 8. The goal […]
The Fourth Annual CAER Classic Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, June 22, at Riverwood National Golf Course in Otsego. The tournament will include light lunch, golf, cart, dinner, silent/live auctions, raffles, games, prizes and more. CAER is seeking sponsors and donations for the raffles, and silent and live auctions. Contact CAER at 763-441-1020 or […]
by Jim Boyle Editor The March campaign to raise 100,000 pounds/dollars for CAER, the local food shelf, is nearing the half-way mark. As of last Wednesday, CAER had accounted for 44,602.93 dollars/pounds. “We have a long way to go, but I still think we can get there,” said Jenny Gray, the executive director of CAER. […]
by Jim Boyle Editor The drive to fill food shelves across the state of Minnesota and locally kicked off Tuesday, March 1, and CAER has set its sights on raising 100,000 dollars/pounds this month. That may sound like Mission Impossible in times like this, but organizers of the drive are quite confident it can be […]