Article by Leonard Mesa March 27, 2024

Alpha Gamma Rho hosts 2024 lawn mower tune-up April 5-7

It’s that time of year again! The Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) Fraternity for Agriculture at the University of Delaware hosts its 22nd annual lawn mower tune-up from Friday, April 5, to Sunday, April 7.

Drop off and pick up takes place in the parking lot behind Worrilow Hall and Townsend Hall (531 South College Ave. in Newark). Drop off is available on Friday, April 5, from 12 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pick up is Saturday, April 6, from 1 to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Since 2002, AGR has proudly serviced more than 9,000 mowers.

This year’s tune-up costs $55 per push mower with a $25 discount for electric push mowers.

A tune-up includes a wash, cleaning of the air filter, a new spark plug, new oil and sharpened blades. The service consists of only a tune-up; no repairs are performed, and no riding mowers are accepted.

Cash, check or Venmo payments may be made at drop-off. Checks should be made out to Alpha Gamma Rho. For further information, please email