In 2012, the City of Elk River was certified as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon community. A Yellow Ribbon community unites all areas within a community to create a comprehensive network that connects and coordinates agencies, organizations, resources and employers for the purpose of proactively supporting service members and military families.
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a statewide initiative to synchronizes community, county and company resources in support of service members, veterans and military families.
Visit their website to learn more about the available resources, how you can help, and more by clicking here.
Elk River's designated Beyond the Yellow Ribbon liaison is Casey Mahon. He can be reached here via email.
Sherburne County Veterans Services
Sherburne County Veteran Services provides professional, caring and quality assistance to veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits through county, state and federal programs. Designated county staff members work closely with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and nationally chartered Veteran Service Organizations to ensure that veterans and their dependents receive the benefits they have earned through military service.
Click here to learn more about the services and resources available with Sherburne County.