42-million dollar, tour, anyone? 

Our June 8th RAH meeting took place in the newly renovated La Crosse Center. Director Art Fahey took time to show us around.
We met in the new atrium which will be an impressive entry point for tourists and locals who visit the Center for events. We went down to the Arena floor to see sound equipment updates and new seating arrangements.
Then we went upstairs via the atrium to where the BIG add-ons are happening. With the first events slated for December 2021, construction equipment still lines the huge hallway which takes you from East to West. Along the north side there is an outdoor terrace which will host music events and smaller wedding ceremonies. To the south are impressive suites which have garage-type doors which lift up for open access to the arena way down below.
All the way down the hall to the west end are huge, ceiling to floor windows with intense views of the great Mississippi river and the Big Blue bridge. We asked about viewing fireworks from up there on the 4th of July. We were told it will be a pretty penny! Wow, what a view.
Thank you to everyone who was able to make it to the meeting tour!