The intention of boosting more than enough income to preserve a piece of property in the metropolis of Oconomowoc from getting to be a condominium growth is off to a superior start off, organizers say.

As of Oct. 23, $509,000 experienced been raised, according to the team Establish a Park at 517. The team is making an attempt to elevate $1.35 million by Jan. 31, 2021, so the property at 517 N. Lake Street can be turned into a legacy park.

“What truly is thrilling is you have people offering $10, $50, $100,000,” stated Oconomowoc Mayor Robert Magnus. “It really is a neighborhood legacy park. The detail I visualize is a individual that has donated to this park now, in 20 years they wander back again to that park and say, ‘I experienced an impact. I contributed to obtaining this park for our group.’ The dollar amount of money does not matter. It is a way in which we can unite the community, in particular through these troubling moments.”