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Volunteers Needed

With the support of our extension colleagues, the Winnebago County UW-Extension Family Living Program has decided to create a free, interactive play program for the children and families in our community.  We are thrilled to announce the beginning of Block Parties!  We are currently looking for volunteers who like to play with kids and blocks. […]

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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 […]

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Safe Preserving: Time-Saving Tips

Safe Preserving – Time-Saving Tips If you are like me, the summer is a time when you have two full-time jobs. One of my jobs is as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the other is as a gardener and food processor. At nights and on the weekends, I am either working in the […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP September 15th & 17th, 2015 (Tuesday & Thursday) 6:00PM – 9:00 PM at Father Carr’s Place 2B, 1062 N. Koeller St. Oshkosh To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Things to think about when looking for a place […]

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WI Bookworms™

Thank you to the Community Engagement committee at U.S Venture, Inc for their generous gift of $1500 to the  Wisconsin Bookworms Project in Winnebago County. This project is managed by the local HCE clubs and reaches more than 150 children per school year.  

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Cyberbullying: Identification, Prevention, and Response

Dear Families, While the majority of children are not in school this time of year, it is still important to monitor phone and digital use. Summer’s less structured days can allow for less vigilance with our children. Please review this report and bookmark the link. You will find a wealth of great information. Staying engaged […]

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Parenting Information When YOU Need It

Online newsletters, communities, publications, podcasts, and links to reliable parenting advice for everyone preparing to or currently parenting – from birth all the way through the teenage years. From UWEX/Parenting – Why you can trust our advice: * We are professors and staff of a great public university (the University of Wisconsin). We teach college courses […]

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2015 Rent Smart Schedule Now Available!

Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing to acquire and keep decent housing. Our 2015 Rent Smart brochure includes a complete listing of workshop offerings in both Winnebago and Fond du Lac counties. Call 920-232-1973 to register or to obtain additional information.

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Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10

To make it easier for people to monitor their financial well-being, UW-Extension educators in Winnebago County are continuing the “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10,” reminding people to view their three free reports each year on Feb. 2, June 6 and Oct. 10.