A unique competition is giving four area businesses
a chance to improve the community.,
?How is the winner chosen?
With the help of a bowl of soup.
It's called La Crosse Soup at the Rootnote in Downtown
Everyone pays five dollars .
gets a bowl of soup...a piece of bread.
and a vote.
Each business pitches their idea on how they want
to better the community.
You then vote for the best idea.
which is then funded by the money made during the
Organizers say the event is not only crowd funded.
but community supported as well.
It goes to show the level of energy there is to provide
funding for good people with good ideas in our community
and just the strength of our community in general
and how passionate people are about the city of La
Tonight's winners were Cory Brekke and Dane Gonzales.
owners of the rootnote.
They took home more than 16-hundred dollars to start
a community garden behind their business.