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Wilmette Girl Scout Katherine Lasonde’s team of volunteers create an environmentally-beneficial rain garden recently at Larry Fink Memorial Park in Highland Park. Photos submitted
Rebecca Grill, natural areas manager of the Park District of Highland Park, Liz Ettieson, from PDHP, Lasonde, Kaylie Lasonde, Katherine’s sister.
Wilmette Girl Scout Katherine Lasonde and other volunteers work at Larry Fink Memorial Park in Highland Park.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT August 2, 2018
Girl Scout Katherine Lasonde, of Wilmette, recently earned her prestigious Gold Award — the highest honor in the organization — putting her passion for the environment to good use, by creating an environmentally-beneficial rain garden at Larry Fink Memorial Park in Highland Park.