Debbie Smith is the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for December. She has been volunteering in the Elk River community since 1986 and currently is one of three coordinators for Gifts Anonymous, which helps families who are financially unable to provide Christmas gifts for their children. Smith also volunteers at the CAER […]
Gladys Olmsted has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for September. She was honored at the Monday, Sept. 17 City Council meeting. Olmsted has volunteered at the CAER food shelf almost from the time it opened 33 years ago. She picks up food for CAER at the food banks, packs […]
Roger and Irene Kostreba have been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for June. They were honored at the Monday, June 18 Elk River City Council meeting. While both volunteer individually, Mayor John Dietz said their major volunteer accomplishments involve things they do together. “They have put on the Community Christmas […]
Don Heinzman has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for March. Heinzman, retired editor of the Star News, chairs the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program in Elk River. He is a board member and past president of the Elk River Rotary Club, helped organize and is a charter member of […]
Bruce Bromen has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for February. His volunteer contributions include: •a member of the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce for 22 years and a Chamber ambassador for 10 years. •a volunteer for 10 years for the chamber’s Fourth of July celebration. •Land of Lakes […]
Jim Boyle, editor of the Star News, has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz recognized him at the Dec. 19 city council meeting for a variety of volunteer contributions including his work organizing and chairing Elk River’s Independence Day Committee.