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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP September 7th & 9th (Wednesday & Friday) 9:00am – 12:00pm Menasha Public Library – Company E Room 440 1st St., Menasha, WI 54952 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 cover: […]

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“Time of Your Life” SENIOR EXPO

UW-Extension would like to announce an upcoming event for seniors… This event is FREE to attend and features a variety of exhibitions and information: 84 Exhibitors with products and services for seniors A wealth of knowledge about retirement living and medical options FREE health screenings and hearing tests Resources for Medicare, Social Security, and Aging […]

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SAFELY Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest

Food preservation can be a great way to extend your harvest throughout the year, but safety is paramount! The University of Wisconsin Extension offers a series of food preservation bulletins.  Guidelines are for Wisconsin home garden varieties, conditions, and elevations.  Recipes are research-tested for safe preparation and preservation methods.  Explore our Food Preservation & Safety […]


WAA Seminar: Landlord and Tenant Rights (& Wrongs)

When talking with landlords, they all feel that the laws heavily favor the tenant.  However, when talking with tenants, they all feel that landlords have all of the rights.  The truth is that both landlords and tenants have rights and protections under the law.  This class was originally written as a seminar specifically for tenants, […]

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How Can Parents Talk with Teens About Mass Violence?

Recent attacks in Paris, San Bernardino, Orlando, and other areas of the world remind us that mass violence is an international and national issue faced by young people today. In the era of 24-7 news, we are consistently exposed to tragic and frightening stories from across the globe. Though terrorism, violence, and war aren’t new, […]


Preventing Kids’ Summer Weight Gain

Summer marks a hiatus from the daily responsibilities and scheduled demands children face during the rest of the year. While adults might remember their summer vacations filled with water-balloon fights, bike rides to the corner store, campfires, and playground games, children today are likely to spend more time indoors watching TV, playing video games, and […]

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Understanding Networks, Primary Care, and Specialists

If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals, and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical professionals in […]

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Parenting Newsletter Available

Are you a parent, caregiver, or professional that works with youth between the ages of 10 – 15 years old?  We have a great Facebook group filled with daily updates on local resources, national research, and connections to other local experts (parents and professionals just like YOU).  Join us as we talk about everything from […]

Stepping On

Stepping On – Building Confidence, Reducing Falls

Falling is very common and can result in both physical injury and lowered confidence.  The threat of falling can be a barrier to safely doing all the things you want to do at home and in the community.  That’s why preventing falls is critical to maintaining independence! Stepping On is a program that has been […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Caring for others is very rewarding, but it can also be very stressful.  It is therefore very important to learn how to take care of YOU while caring for another.  The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program is an evidence-based education program that offers a unique combination of elements to make a positive difference in your […]