Our continued mission is to revitalize and sustain our historic downtown area by creating a strong positive identity, enhancing access to the lake and waterfront areas, and complementing a thriving business district with places to be entertained, eat, shop, and enjoy!

We need your support to continue our work and would appreciate
any contribution you can make.  To make a monetary or in-kind tax deductible contribution to our organization please do one of the following.

Donate to Centering Onalaska!

Please make checks payable and send to:
Centering Onalaska
415 Main St.
Onalaska, WI, 54650


  • 10,000 Daffodils Project (1996)
  • Numerous Urban Forestry flower gardens throughout the community.
  • Streetscape design
  • Supported grant programs for streetscape design; influenced the final design/appearance of new Main Street
  • Building design guidelines established for Main Street and assisted with Monsoor building and Sue Kolve development
  • City entryway signs – assisted with development
  • Annual hanging flower baskets have enhanced the downtown streetscape since 2003.
  • Centering Onalaska Scholarship for the Arts (2010) presented to local high school students pursuing post high school education in an art related field
  • Seasonal banners provide year-round color and interest
  • Harvest decorations (2010) bring autumn to City Hall
  • Annual holiday garlands, wreaths and lighting are anticipated by everyone
  • City fundraisers for Centering Onalaska Scholarship for the Arts: Dishin’ Art project and Concert in the Yard
  • Sunny Lawn Stakes help “Create Community Pride”