La Crosse’s ‘Healthy Living Heroes’ honored

GROW, individuals honored during event

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – La Crosse County’s ‘Healthy Living Heroes’ is honoring community members for their work.

The newest heroes were honored during a breakfast hosted by the La Crosse Health Living Collaboration.

The organization GROW La Crosse was honored the event.

The recognition comes after years of working to build a better La Crosse.

“It’s huge, it’s really great to have other people in the community recognizing what we’re doing. We have felt like we’ve made so many community connections. And really been working with the community as a team,” said Jamie O’Neill, GROW executive director.

Susan Lundsten of Gundersen Health System and former Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse director Terry Erickson were also honored during the event.