News Release

Published on Wednesday, April 07, 2010

The public is invited to join Western Technical College’s Early Childhood Education students in a “Think Spring” family fun night on Saturday, April 17, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the South Side Neighborhood Center, 1300 S. 6th St., La Crosse. The event will feature flower planting, games, food, and outdoor fun.

“This is a service learning project for our students. It provides a great experience for our students to actually plan and carry out a family event while offering a wonderful opportunity for area families,” said Tracy Craker, Western Early Childhood Education instructor. “Students learn a great deal about working with other community resources as well as communication and organizational skills. It is also a celebration of the national Week of the Young Child.”

The event is sponsored by the La Crosse Park and Recreation Department. Cost is $3 per person. Registration is encouraged by calling the South Side Neighborhood Center at 608.789.8298 or online at

For information on other Western Technical College programs and services, call 608.785.9200 or visit the Web site at