volunteers

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

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor The city of Elk River is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks. Mayor John Dietz suggested the idea after reading about how the city of Wayzata is using volunteers to help out after staffing cuts. A formal volunteer program within the city of Elk River was launched [...]

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National Volunteer Week is April 21-27. This special week has always been a worthy reminder to recognize and appreciate all that volunteers accomplish. According to the report “Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2012,” volunteers in the United States gave 8 billion hours with an estimated economic value of $171 billion. In Minnesota, we’re especially [...]

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