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Geranium sales raises money for nursing scholarships


LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW)- If you’re looking for a way to brighten the rainy weather, Franciscan Healthcare Auxiliary is hosting the 34th Annual Geranium Sale to benefit nursing student scholarships.

The geranium sale has locations multiple locations including the Onalaska Clinic on 191 Theater Road; hours are April 30th and May 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and May 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

They will also have a small selection at the Holmen Clinic on 1303 Main Street; hours are April 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For a larger selection of geraniums, tree geraniums, and garden gifts, head to the Franciscan Healthcare Garage Building on 11th and Ferry Street in La Crosse; hours are April 30th, May 1st, and May 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All of the geraniums for sale were raised a The Longhorn Valley Greenhouse in La Crescent, Minnesota.

All the proceeds generated will go to nursing students at Western Technical College and Viterbo University.

In 2013, the sale generated around $10,000 which will be awarded to students at Franciscan’s Scholarship Luncheon on May 3.

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