Gold Star Family WeekendPast Donors and Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Event Donors and Sponsors

 

General Class Donors General ($2000 and above) 

  
Colonel Class Donors Colonel ($1000 -  $1999)


Beyond the Yellow Ribbon of Washington County, Lakeland, MN
Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #1, Inver Grove Heights, MN
Saint Paul Serves Foundation, St. Paul, MN
Forest Lake VFW Post 4210 Post and Ladies Auxiliary, Forest Lake, MN 
Forest Lake American Legion Post 225, Forest Lake, MN


Chief Warrent Officer Class Donors  Chief Warrant Officer (2) ($500 - $999)


American Legion Post 98, Saint Paul Park, MN 
Len & Phyllis Beck Family in loving memory of SGT Michael Carlson


Major Class Donors Major  ($250 - $499)


D.A.V. Chapter #2 Forget Me Not, St. Paul, MN
Curtis Olson VFW Post 9073, Randall, MN
Keep-Zimmer VFW Post 1782, White Bear Lake, MN
Fred Babcock VFW Post 5555, Richfield, MN
Lyle Russell VFW Post 1210, Hastings, MN
Disabled American Veterans Crow Wing County Chapter 22, Brainerd, MN
Andrew F. Kokesh VFW Post 1816, Garrison, MN
George H. Elliot VFW Post 7902 and Auxiliary, Osakis, MN
American Legion Post 202, Hackensack, MN 
Saint Paul Blue Star Mothers of America, St. Paul, MN


Sergeant Class Donors Sergeant ($100 - $249) 


Colleen Loney
White Bear Lake American Legion Post 168 Auxiliary, White Bear Lake, MN
Clarence La Belle VFW Post 217, Columbia Heights, MN
Elmer Goche VFW Post 3922, Wadena, MN
Walker Spencer-Ross American Legion Post 134, Walker, MN
Everett R. McClay VFW Post 1296, Bloomington, MN
Benson VFW Post 1403, Benson, MN
John Kuebelbeck American Legion Post 328, St. Joseph, MN
U.S.S. Dorchester VFW Post 8731, Monticello, MN
Allen Barsness
Stary-Yerka VFW Post 5727, Zumbrota, MN
Stenmark-Farnsworth American Legion Post 388, Hinckley, MN
Eugene H. Truax VFW Post 4393, Northfield, MN
Paul F. Donart VFW Post 2853, Sauk Centre, MN
American Legion Post 334, Coon Rapids, MN
Golden Valley VFW Post 7051, Golden Valley, MN
SGT John Rice VFW Post 6316, Blaine, MN
William T. Lewis American Legion Post 12, Long Prairie, MN
Hebert-Kennedy VFW Post 3979, Cloquet, MN
Long Prairie VFW Post 1140, Long Prairie, MN
Ponti-Peterson VFW Post 1720, Grand Rapids, MN
Kramer Berg American Legion Post 507, Willernie, MN
James Ballentine VFW Post 246, Minneapolis, MN
VFW Post 3817, East Grand Forks, MN
Coon Rapids VFW Post 9625, Coon Rapids, MN
Walker VFW Post 2701, Walker, MN in honor of Max Nelson, USMC, KIA Vietnam
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, West Fargo, ND
Rosemount VFW Post 9433, Rosemount, MN
American Legion Post 39, North St. Paul, MN
Peter Graham VFW Post 2948, Post & Auxiliary, International Falls, MN
Deer River VFW Post 2720, Deer River, MN
Rosetown American Legion Post 542, Roseville, MN
VFW Post 1039, Menomonie, WI
Voiture 44, Forest Lake, MN
 

Private First Class Donors Private First Class ($25 - $99)

 
Flensburg American Legion Post 136, Flensburg, MN
Olson-Stitzel American Legion Post 219, Parkers Prairie, MN
Kittson County VFW Post 3828, Kennedy, MN
Ivan Stringer American Legion Post 164, Stewartville, MN
VFW Post 4628, Barnesville, MN in Honor of Gold Star Mother Glenora Schindler
and her son PFC Eugene Schindler, KIA July 22, 1968, Vietnam

Greeder-Hinds-Comfort VFW Post 323, Oak Park Heights, MN
Oscar Jacobson American Legion Post 417, Long Prairie, MN
Brooker Edmond VFW Post 724, New Brighton & Shoreview, MN
Nels T. Wold American Legion Post 20, Crookston, MN
Quayle-Shuster-Truman-Muhich American Legion Post 241, Aurora, MN
Burkhardt-Roemer VFW Post 4086, Wabasha, MN
Nicholson-Sellgren VFW Post 2962 Ladies Auxiliary, Carlton, MN
Kral Matha Peterson VFW Post 3044 Ladies Auxiliary, Cotton, MN
White Bear Lake American Legion Post 168, White Bear Lake, MN
Sherman A. Yochum VFW Post 772, Longville, MN
St. Cloud VFW Post 428 Ladies Auxiliary, St. Cloud, MN
McVeigh Dunn American Legion Post 60, Grand Rapids, MN
William T. Lewis American Legion Post 12 Auxiliary, Long Prairie, MN
Carl Masog, Raymond Masog, Bowlus American Legion Post 642, Bowlus, MN
Anderson-Claffly American Legion Post 109, Two Harbors, MN
Grothe-Jacobson VFW Post 6692, Rush City, MN
Belle Plaine VFW Post 6202 Ladies Auxiliary, Belle Plaine, MN
VFW Post 1902, Crookston, MN
VFW Post 4118, Hinckley, MN
Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Post 6893, Preston, MN


Volunteers and Special Donations 

Camp Ripley
Oliver Garden, Baxter MN - Friday night dinner
Shirley Mae's Outfitters, Little Falls MN - Canoeing
Blue Star Mothers of America, St Paul Chapter 10 - Children's Activities
U.S. Naval sea Cadet Corps - Program and Activity Assistance
St. Cloud DAV - Vans and drivers
Patriot Guard Riders - St. Cloud / Brainerd
Donna Herring - Massages
Photography - Gary Colvard
7-Up Bottling Company - Soda Pop and water
Northview Drive Inn, Webster, WI - Hamburgers and Hot Dogs
Fishing For Life - Fishing rod and supplies
BBI International - Badge holders
Home Depot - Carpenter projects
Roberts Florist, Forest Lake, MN
Jewell farms - Corn
Rockie Lynne - Gift of music
Mary Rose Varo - Gift of music
Micki & Justin Soule - Organizing and cooking meals
Saint Paul Saints - Game tickets
Dick's Last Resort - Give-aways
Julie Sander
Grand Casino Mille Lacs - Flag kits
Home Depot - Carpenter kits
 

Gold Star Family Weekend

 

 

 

Thank you to our 2014 Event Donors and Sponsors

Thank You to the following organizations who have made recent donations!
These generous gifts will make a difference in the lives of our Gold Star Families in 2014. 
 

Camp Ripley

Family Sponsors ($1000 -  $1500)

Illinois Tool Works Foundation, Matching funds for Nancy Weninger, Glenview, IL
Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #1, Inver Grove, MN
Yellow Ribbon Network of Washington County, Lakeland, MN
 

Weekend Sponsors ($400 -  $950)

General John W. Vessey Chapter, AUSA
White Bear Lake American Legion Post 168, Post, Aux, SAL, White Bear Lake, MN
Curtis Olson VFW Post 9073, Randall, MN
American Legion Post 98, Saint Paul Park, MN
Forest Lake American Legion Post 225: Post, Ladies Auxiliary & SAL , Forest Lake, MN
Forest Lake VFW Post 4210 Ladies Auxiliary & Mens Auxiliary, Forest Lake, MN
Blue Star Mothers of America Minnesota Chapter 10, Rochester, MN
George R. Wolff VFW Post 425, Hopkins, MN
Len & Phyllis Beck, St. Paul, MN - in honor of Sgt. Michael Carlson

 

Family Member Sponsors  ($200 - $300) 

Bayport American Legion Post 491, Bayport, MN
Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 94, Oak Park Heights, MN
VFW Post 1210, Hastings, MN
S.A. Yochum VFW Post 772, Longville, MN
American Legion Post 202, Hackensack, MN
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, West Fargo, ND
Robert Ihlang American Legion Post 537, New London, MN
Rosemount VFW Post 9433, Rosemount, MN
Veteran's Club, Inc., Onamia, MN
Keep Zimmer VFW Post 1782, White Bear Lake, MN
St. Francis American Legion Post 622, St. Francis, MN
Hanson-Raabe VFW Post 4114, Spring Valley, MN
Swanville VFW Post 6037, Swanville, MN
Byron American Legion Post 119, Byron, MN
Waconia VFW Post 5462 Auxiliary, Waconia, MN
Disable American Veterans (DAV) Forget Me Not Chapter 2, St. Paul, MN
General John W. Vessey Chapter, AUSA
 

Event Donors  ($25 - $150)

J & C Trucking of Baldwin, Baldwin, WI
Sunrise Auto, Stacy, MN
Maplewood Moose Lodge No. 963, Maplewood, MN
Wal-Mart Store #01-1634, Little Falls, MN
Brooker Edmond Club VFW Post 724, New Brighton & Shoreview, MN
American Legion Post 12, Long Prairie, MN
Quayle-Shuster-Truman-Muhich American Legion Post 241, Aurora, MN
American Legion Post 85, Post & Aux, North Branch, MN
VFW Post 4097, Olivia, MN
Hugh Watson Post 190, St. Charles, MN
Venture VFW Post 1112, Little Falls, MN
Clarence LaBelle VFW Post 217, Columbia Heights, MN
VFW Post 5102, Glencoe, MN
Walker American Legion, Walker, MN
McVeigh Dunn American Legion Post 60, Grand Rapids, MN
VFW Post 8980, Stewartville, MN
Fisher American Legion Post 242, Fisher, MN
Stary-Yerka VFW Post 5727, Zumbrota, MN
VFW Post 6208, Prior Lake, MN
Ecklund-Holmstrom American Legion Post 117, Thief River Falls, MN
John & Geo Wallick VFW Post 4118, Hinckley, MN
Eugene H. Truax VFW Post 4393, Northfield, MN
Carl Masog, Raymond Masog, Bowlus American Legion Post 642, Bowlus, MN
Edward B. Cutter American Legion Post 102, Anoka, MN
Kral Matha Peterson VFW Post 3044, Kelsey, MN
MSSR VFW Post 9641, Littlefork, MN
Admiral Benson VFW Post 2818, Litchfield, MN
VFW Post 2793, Thief River Falls, MN
Belle Plaine VFW Post 6202 Ladies Auxiliary, Belle Plaine, MN
John Bridges American Legion Post 15, Detroit Lakes, MN
West Duluth American Legion Post 71, Duluth, MN
VFW Post 7902 Auxiliary, Osakis, MN
Chisago Lakes VFW Post 7267, Chisago, MN
American Legion Post 39, North St. Paul, MN
Peter Graham VFW Post 2948, International Falls, MN
Gopher VFW Post 5145, New Prague, MN
Paul F. Donart VFW Post 2853, Sauk Centre, MN
Nicholson-Sellgren VFW Post 2962 Ladies Auxiliary, Carlton, MN
Burkhardt-Roemer VFW Post 4086, Wabasha, MN
Crookston VFW Post 1902, Crookston, MN
Kramer Berg American Legion Post 507, Willernie, MN
Lac Qui Parle County VFW Post 1656, Madison, MN
Dolvin-Wilcox American Legion Post 313, Swanville, MN
VFW Post 772 Ladies Auxiliary, Longville, MN
Frank Lund American Legion Post 159, Oklee, MN
Goede-Smith-Ramsey VFW Post 8478, Augusta, WI
Law Offices of Mark D. Kelly, St. Paul, MN
The Loney Family, West St. Paul, MN - 
In memory of CPL Robert P. Loney, 571978, U.S. Marine Corps, Killed in Korea Nov. 4, 1950
 

Volunteers and Special Donations 

Di's Print Shop, Minneapolis, MN - Printing
RDM Insurance Agency, Circle Pines, MN
Blue Star Mothers of America, St Paul Chapter 10 - Children's Activities
U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps - Program and Activity Assistance
Brainerd VFW and American Legion Posts - Honor Guard
St. Cloud DAV
Shirley Mae's Outfitters, Little Falls, MN
Olive Garden, Baxter, MN
Dick's Last Resort, Mall of America
Patriot Guard Riders, St. Cloud Area
Donna Herring - Massages
Sysco Foods
Cub Foods - Soda
Northview Drive Inn, Webster, WI
Marcia Wolkerstorfer - American Bald Eagle with a special thanks to handler Whitney
Giving in Grace at Souls Harbor, St. Louis Park VFW and Bingo, Friends of Ruth - Cookies & Bars 

Gold Star Family Weekend