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By: By Lyndsie Ferrell – Updated: 11 hours ago

DEL NORTE— High Valley Community Center has about 25 students in their teen program this year and their focus is going to be on beautifying the Del Norte area throughout the summer. Over the last several years, local resident Suzanne Gosar has taken it upon herself to do what is referred to as “Gorilla Gardening.” The term loosely refers to someone who is willing to weed and declutter an area whenever the need arises in a community. Gosar recently decided to pass the torch along to the students at HVCC and the result so far has been wonderful.
“At the beginning of the year, I approached the city and asked for their permission to help teach a class through the High Valley Center to show the children how to take pride in their community. The city agreed that if the program went well, they would donate money to the center at the end of the summer that would go towards the teen program,” said Gosar. The City of Del Norte was pleased to help Gosar educate and show the teens what it means to take pride in their community and offered…