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RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP December 6th & 8th (Tuesday & Thursday) 6:00pm – 9:00pm Father Carr’s Place 2B – Mother Teresa Center 1062 N. Koeller St. Oshkosh, WI 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 sessions […]


Delicious Options Abound for Preserving Apples

With the bounty of Wisconsin’s harvest all around, it’s a great time to think of preserving the sweetness and tang of apples to enjoy throughout the year. Apples can be dried, made into applesauce or apple butter, or made into jelly. Apple pie filling may be canned, or prepared and frozen. According to Barbara Ingham, […]


FoodWIse is the New Name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)

Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) Changes to Meet Needs of New Audiences!  A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with […]


Multiple Life Roles May be Source of Caregiver Stress: Informal Caregiving May Offer Personal Benefits to Person Providing Care

  It’s no mystery that many informal caregivers (individuals who provide unpaid support to family members or friends with illness or disabilities) often feel stressed. “Informal caregivers’ responsibilities can cover a wide range,” says Kristin Litzelman, a University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist in family and financial well-being during mid to later life. Litzelman says caregivers may […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]


Block Party Program

Free play time with a variety of blocks for families with children ages 0 – 10 years. Why Blocks? Researchers have found that children develop a variety of skills through block play, including: Math, Physics, Early Engineering, Creativity, Social Skills, Physical Skills, and More! What Does a Block Party Look Like? 5-10 stations are set […]

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“Dinner’s On Us” Events Near You!

If you’re hungry, you’re not alone. • 1 in 6 Americans is hungry.  That’s more than 50 million of us. • 1 in 5 American children is hungry. • It’s harder to learn when you’re hungry. • And it’s harder to grow up healthy. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is coming to your county to pass out free food. Join us and bring […]


What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Medical Bill

About a quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults say they or someone in their household has had problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That means one in four people struggle to pay for healthcare services. “Financial difficulties are a reality for many people, and unfortunately financial […]


SAVE THE DATE for the 14th Annual Fox Cities Money Conference!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:00 am – 1:30 pm (Registration & Breakfast at 8:30 am) Fox Valley Technical College 1825 N. Bluemound Dr. Appleton, WI 54912 EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS 10/28 Why should you attend? Get a free copy of your credit report with credit score! One-on-one session with a financial planner and one-on-one review […]