The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN earns one-of-a-kind recognition. On Friday, the theatre became the first professional theatre company in the state to earn the Minnesota Nonprofit Award for Excellence.
Executive Director Hal Cropp accepted the award on behalf of the company at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits conference. Presented each year since 1987, this honor recognizes organizations for excellence through a rigorous evaluation process.
The Commonweal Theatre, located about an hour west of La Crosse in downtown Lanesboro, was one of six organizations to be awarded at Friday's conference.