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Sustainability Speaker series features Swedish sustainability expert

Sustainability Speaker series features Swedish sustainability expert

Two days of sustainability events featuring Torbjörn Lahti, Swedish sustainability expert are coming up on April 28 and 29, 2014 Monday, April 28th “A Journey of Sustainability: learn proven strategies for moving the Fox Valley forward.”  Public presentation and sustainability networking fair 7pm at UW-Fox Valley Communication Arts Center, Perry Hall, preceded by a Sustainabilty Networking […]

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Rent Smart Workshop

Rent Smart Workshop

Rent Smart is a two-part class that will be offered Monday, April 7th and Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, from 9:30AM-12:30PM at the Menasha Public Library, located at 440 First St., Menasha WI. Rent Smart is a tenant training program that provides practical education to help people acquire and maintain decent housing. Rent Smart emphasizes skills that can help tenants […]

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Landlord Education Series Kicks off on Saturday April 12th

Landlord Education Series Kicks off on Saturday April 12th

The “Landlord Education Series” is a set of workshops designed to provide education for new and existing landlords. This educational series kicks off on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9AM-3:00PM at the JP Coughlin Center located at 625 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh WI.

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2014 IW2K! STEM Camp coming up

2014 IW2K! STEM Camp coming up

Do you like science, technology or engineering? Have you always wanted to know what makes things work? Would you like to do cool, hands-on experiments–including food science, computer animation, forensic chemistry and exploring DNA activities? If so, then I Want To Know! Camp is for you. IW2K! CAMP May 2-3, 2014 Upham Woods 4-H Camp, […]

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Plan Commissioner Network workshop focuses on understanding conflict styles

Plan Commissioner Network workshop focuses on understanding conflict styles

The next Plan Commissioner Network meeting is next Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6-8pm at the J.P. Coughlin Center, 625 E County RD Y, Oshkosh. Workshop topic:  Understanding your conflict style and how it impacts your role as a local official. This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop designed to help you understand and explore your […]

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Strong Families Lay Groundwork for Good Citizens

Strong Families Lay Groundwork for Good Citizens

Studies show that when strong attachment bonds exist between an infant and parent, scientists can predict that the child will later possess qualities that society values. For example, when a mother is reliably available and responsive, children grow up to have more empathy for others; are more self-reliant; and get along better with peers. And […]

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Terms Used to Describe Food Products Can be Confusing

Terms Used to Describe Food Products Can be Confusing

“Fresh,” “healthy,” “low-fat,” “low-sodium”–we hear these words often when it comes to food products. But some commonly used food terms may be confusing to consumers, says Gayle Coleman, University of Wisconsin-Extension nutrition education specialist. “Consumers may assume that fresh vegetables are more nutritious than frozen or canned,” says Coleman. “Or they may feel they should […]

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