Taste of La Crosse helps local businesses

LA CROSSE (WKBT)–La Crosse residents got a special taste of local food and help a worthy cause.

At The Taste of La Crosse, La Crosse residents got a special chance to try some local cuisine from 8 different restaurants.

Guests also got the chance to enjoy live music, cocktails, and enter raffles.

And organizers say that the money raised goes back to supporting small businesses.

“We promote downtown businesses,” said Main Street Events & Promotions Coordinator Marissa Mundinger. “The funding that goes to us goes right back into our community.”

Downtown Mainstreet Inc. was created in 1990 to help revitalize La Crosse’s Business District.