■ Flag Day Golf tournament
Lakes Financial Services of Brainerd hosted a golf tournament at Cragun’s Legacy Courses on Flag Day, June 14, to raise funds to support local veterans. A portion of the of proceeds were donated to the Central Lakes College Veterans Center. Steve Rosenow, a member of the Brainerd DAV worked with Glen Sundberg to generate ideas to help raise money for the veterans center. The center helps veterans, service members, and their families live enhanced lives through counseling, mentorship, and building stronger personal and professional life experiences through their educational journey and beyond.
■ Donation to CLC Veterans
Center Food Shelf
The Brainerd Lions and Brainerd Community Action donated a $1,000 check to the CLC Veterans Center food shelf. The veterans food shelf is open year-round to serve veterans, currently serving service members and their dependents. Veteran students may use the center, eat snacks and receive a hot meal. Veteran students can take freezer items and some food shelf items home to share with their families. About 300 students are currently being served through the Veterans Center.