Rapid City neighborhood continues their effort to encourage a crime-free
more than 15 people donated their time to help build new garden boxes for the Lemmon
Avenue Community Garden in Rapid City.
a continuation of a project that started a few years.
say the new garden was central to a growing neighborhood watch community.
the garden grew from five boxes to well over a dozen, calls for service in the
area dropped significantly.
has grown, and like I say it will grow, and it's the best thing to happen to
this section of town in a long time," said John Haag, College Park President.
kind of like a feeling of pride to know you're actually involved with
something. Because once you're done, 20 years from now you can go back and look
at it, and say that I helped build that," said Ben Degroote, a volunteer.
Haag says they'd like to put a new park in the area to give kids in neighborhood a place to play.