Veterans Helping Veterans
Helping Veterans get Boots on the Ground and Mission ready for Life
Contact the St. Cloud StandDown, especially in time of need, so we can assist you.
JANUARY 2021 | LESTER GILROY
UNITED STATES NAVY
Exciting new program for 2021! Bob Behrens presented a certificate to Lester “Admiral” Gilroy for being January’s St. Cloud StandDown Best of the Best Volunteer of the Month! Thank you Lester, we appreciate all you do for fellow Veterans.
FEBRUARY 2021 | KENNY JOHNSTONE
UNITED STATES ARMY
St. Cloud StandDown President, Bob Behrens presented a certificate to Ken Johnstone for the St. Cloud StandDown’s Best of the Best Volunteer for the Month of February. Thank you Kenny, we appreciate all you do for fellow Veterans.
MARCH 2021 | LOAN THI HONG WARZECHA
DATA ENTRY AND BASIC NAIL CARE
Congratulations to Loan Warzecha as the St. Cloud StandDown March Volunteer of the Month. Loan has volunteered her time for the past 18 months creating spreadsheets and tracking the data on clothing and items given out to Veterans. her reports are vital to keep the StandDown operation running smoothly. In addition, she is available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 10am to 2pm to do manicures and basic nail care for both male and female Veterans. This is a much needed service for our Veteran population to maintain good hygiene and nail care. Call and set up an appointment to take care of your basic nail needs.
APRIL 2021 | Bob “Coe” Landwehr
St. Cloud StandDown Best of the Best Volunteer of the Month for April is Bob “Coe” Landwehr. Coe has done a lot to make StandDown a better place…He is quire the handyman…fixing things, to making a safety ramp to keep our volunteers safe. He helps wherever he can. Thank you Coe for your dedication to Veterans and the St. Cloud StandDown.
MAY 2021 | Nick Johnston
We definitely can’t provide services to Veterans without our wonderful Volunteers …. however, we definitely wouldn’t be here today without the vision of Nick Johnston, a Vietnam Veteran who had a hand in starting the St. Cloud StandDown over 22 years ago. StandDown brings a wide range of supportive services to one location accessible by all Veterans. Every Veteran, regardless of service, age, gender, creed, or need, is Welcome at the St. Cloud StandDown. Thanks to Nick for his years of dedication and volunteer time on the board of directors, setting up expo events to serve homeless, at risk or Veterans in need….and now making it possible to serve Veterans on a daily basis from our permanent building at 724 33rd Ave. N., St. Cloud. Stop by have a cup of coffee with Nick and tour the facility. Nick, Thank you and congratulations on being the Best of the Best Volunteers for MAY!
JUNE 2021 | Phyllis Post
Bob Behrens, President St. Cloud StandDown awards the St. Cloud Standdown Volunteer of the Month for June to Phyllis Post. Phyllis is a surviving spouse and instrumental in helping Veterans. She volunteers most of her time in the lady Veterans Boutique but also helps keep StandDown looking nice and bellies filled with her assistance with daily lunches. A lot goes into keeping operations going so Phyllis also helps with our fundraisers and special events. We couldn’t do it without her and apreciate every minute she spends with us and she is here like a full time job:) . Congrats and Thank you Phyllis for all you do for our Veterans, donors, volunteers and community members! Best of the Best Volunteer for JUNE!
JULY 2021 | Chuck Katka
Bob Behrens, President St. Cloud StandDown awards the St. Cloud Standdown Volunteer of the Month for July to Chuck Katka. Congrats and Thank you Chuck for all you do for our Veterans, donors, volunteers and community members! Best of the Best Volunteer for JULY!