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ReNew La Crosse has the volunteers, still looking for projects

Drew Kelly

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Usually the work is too much to handle and the volunteers are low in numbers.

It’s the opposite \case this year for ReNew La Crosse, a program which helps spruce up properties in a specific La Crosse neighborhood.

This year it is extending the application process back to mid-June to get more work. Sign up here.

Projects people in the lower Northside Depot neighborhood can sign up for to be completed by ReNew volunteers include landscaping, yard cleanup and painting.

Here is a map of the area ReNew will be working on.

Executive Director Kahya Fox says they pick the neighborhoods strategically through a committee.

Fox says they hope to complete 30 projects in the neighborhood this year during the first four Saturdays in June. This is the sixth year of the program.

Join the Facebook event page here.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.

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