The nonprofit Onalaska Alliance recently took ownership of Carlisle Lake and its surrounding property, and has plans to provide new recreational, educational and historical opportunities for the community....The community service group also plans to dedicate part of the site to the Carlisle family. More long-term goals include developing trails, upgrading the parking lot, adding fishing docks and offering more handicap-accessible options.
Our annual community wide celebration is held on the first Saturday of October. Thousands come every year to enjoy the fall harvest and everything great about living in the country. Local music, parade, crafts, vendors and foods are showcased at this event.
Located at the hub of Onalaska - Corner of Highway 508 and Leonard Road. Local chaper of the American Legion manages the park, in conjuction with Onalaska Alliance keeping up-to-date information on the reader board.
We are designing and buildign a multipurpose shelter for picnics, events, theater and music in partnership with Onalska School District and the local community businesses. Each year on the Saturday befoer Easter, children and their families come together to hunt for Easter eggs in Carlisle Park. This event begins at noon, and has been a community tradition since 1970 - introduced by the Elks.
Presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding and lasting service the community to the community and provides funding assistance with the costs of continuing education.
The nonprofit Onalaska Alliance recently took ownership of Carlisle Lake and its surrounding property, and has plans to provide new recreational, educational and historical opportunities for the community.
There has been a lot of improvements at Carlisle Lake. The parking lot has been paved and the trail around the lake improved. Continue reading for more information.
Our annual community wide celebration is held on the first Saturday of October.
Thousands come every year to enjoy the fall harvest and everything great about living in the country.
Local music, parade, crafts, vendors and foods are showcased at this event.
The Onalaska Alliance is a non-porfit corporation, the mission and purpose of which is to develop innovative and sustainable economic and educational opportunities compatible with a rural lifestyle in Onalaska and the surrounding area, uniting people of diverse backgrounds to:
Reduce poverty | Enhance and develop cultural and natural resources | Develop alliances with surrounding communities | Promote the common goals of community and celebration
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Another Apple Harvest Festival has come and gone. It was another great success. Thank you very much to all that participated. That is alot of people. It could not have happened without the hard work of the volunteers that help organize and run the festival. It also could not have happened without the great vendors and other participants. Most of all though. We really want to thank all that attend our festival. It is very rewarding to know that all the work we do is enjoyed by those that attend. We hope that you will come back and visit our community sometime. We will be talking about next years festival. We are always looking for input on how we can improve the festival. If you have input or would like to volunteer with the festival or any other project that we have. Send us an email. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Yutana Brooks and Ryanne Zandecki - our 2013 Community Service Scholarship winners! Ryanne was our FIRST Apple Harvest Queen and Yutana queen the next year. These are two beautiful deserving girls helped get Ony Apple Harvest festival going! Thank you girls and best of luck to you in your future!
The OCYC is still in need of volunteers. We need a couple of people to help with Wednesdays, 3pm to 8pm and Friday 3pm to 6pm. Send an email to email@example.com or call/text Paul at 360-304-2416.
We hold our monthly public meeting the first Tuesday of every month at the Onalaska Community Youth Center at 5:30pm. If you are interested in getting involved with our community or just want to come and sit in on one of our meetings. You are welcome to join us. Our December public meeting will have two speakers. Kate Cherrington from the Volunteer Center of Lewis County Coordinator, United Way of Lewis County and Andy Skinner, the Executive Director of the Lewis County Historical Museum.