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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP August 17th & 19th (Wednesday & Friday) 9:00am – 12:00pm Oshkosh Senior Center – Willows South Room (Wed) & Classroom (Fri) 200 N. Campbell Rd., 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Winnebago County UW-Extension Evaluation

Winnebago County UW-Cooperative Extension (UWEX) is an active participant in the Poverty Outcomes Initiative Network Team aimed at reducing poverty in Winnebago County. Our organization is interested in best serving all members of our community. The first step in this process is to measure how our organization meets your needs. Please take a few moments […]

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Rhubarb & Asparagus After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

After a spring frost UW-Extension often gets questions about rhubarb and asparagus – are they safe to eat? Growing Rhubarb is fairly easy as long as Mother Nature keeps temperatures above freezing once the leaves have emerged.  Rhubarb should not be harvested when the leaves are wilted and limp after a hard freeze. The part […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

Federal law gives you the right to access three free credit reports each year from AnnualCreditReport.com — one each from the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.  It is completely up to you to look over your own credit report for mistakes that should be removed, out-of-date information, and signs of identity theft. […]

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Community Development Webinar Series

Community Development Webinar Series!

Engaging and mobilizing communities to address issues of concern can be a challenge – what starts out with great enthusiasm, may lose momentum and fizzle away.  Cooperative Extension has explored many models for community engagement and learned some great lessons for approaching multidisciplinary educational priorities.  We want to share some of this information with everyone […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report for Errors

UW-Extension provides reminders and resources for checking your credit.  To make it easier to monitor credit reports and catch errors, individuals can sign up for email reminders to their free credit reports each year.  UW-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign” will send an email on  2/2, 6/6, and 10/10 with helpful links to the […]

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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.

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