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MyRA Retirement Savings an Option for Beginning Savers

Saving for retirement is an important rung on the ladder to family financial security.  To make it easier for workers without workplace retirement options to save, the federal government offers a type of retirement account known as a myRA. The myRA (the name is a play on IRA, or Individual Retirement Account) has no cost […]

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Mindful Parenting

“Being present” or “mindful” is a goal many people set for the New Year.  These terms might call to mind yoga or meditation, but did you know that mindfulness can also enhance parenting? Anne Clarkson, University of Wisconsin-Extension Digital Parenting Education Specialist, says mindfulness and parenting go hand-in-hand.  “Mindfulness is very simply learning to pause […]


Winnebago County Board Scholarship

The Winnebago County Board Scholarship Program is offered to all high school seniors who reside in Winnebago County and plan to attend a post secondary educational institution.  The Scholarship Program was developed “To promote good citizenship and an awareness and understanding of county government“. Up to nine $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2016. Scholarship […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP March 8th & 10th (Tuesday & Thursday) 6:00pm – 9:00pm Father Carr’s Place 2B – Mother Teresa Center 1062 N. Koeller St., Oshkosh, WI 54902 To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2016 Rent Smart Brochure Rent Smart […]

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UW-Extension Job Opportunity!

UW-Extension is looking for a Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program County Administrator for Winnebago, Calumet and Outagamie County. Working Title: Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago Counties WNEP Administrator (100%) Official Title: Associate Administrative Program Specialist Location: Outagamie County UW Extension Office, Appleton, Wisconsin Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Application Due Date: March 8th, 2016 Position Purpose: The purpose of this position is […]

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Want to See Your Free Credit Report? UW-Extension Campaign Makes it Easy

‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10’ Registers Hundreds The Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin adults checks their free credit report each year—making Wisconsin the sixth lowest of all the states for people checking their credit reports. The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report: […]

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Money Management Workshop

Winnebago County UW-Extension is conducting a FREE interactive workshop about how to make your money work for you!  Topics include: wants and needs, income and expenses, goal setting, spending plans, and strategies to stretch your money.  Join us to learn more about managing your money. To register, call the office at (920) 232-1970. The workshop […]


“Stakeholder-Centered Community Marketing” Monday, February 1, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Current Issues Affecting Local Government Officials”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The last teleconference of this series titled, “Stakeholder-Centered Community Marketing” will be held on Monday, February 1st, 2016 from 10am to 11am. The goal of […]


“Understanding Local Sign Codes” Teleconference, Wednesday, Jan 20th, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The first teleconference of this series titled, “Understanding Local Sign Codes” will be held on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 from 10:30AM-12PM. […]


Tractor Safety Courses- Class postponed to Jan 23

Tractor Safety classes will be postponed to next Saturday, Jan 23. Location and start time will remain the same.  YOUTH MUST BE 12 YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN THE COURSE In 2016, the Tractor and Machinery Certification Course will be conducted on six (6) consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 23, 2016. Testing will be […]