Mental Health Matters – Connect to Hope

Join us to kick off May Mental Health Awareness Month and the launch of MyConnectionNEW.org: 7:30 – 9:00am on Thursday, May 11 at the Fox Valley Technical College (1825 N. Bluemound Dr., Appleton, Room C190 ABC, Entrance 15)!

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Can I Still Sign Up for Health Insurance?

  Many people have questions about the future of health insurance in the United States. It’s important to know that at this time, nothing has changed and options still remain available for the 2017 calendar year. This includes coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, also known as “ObamaCare”. The Open Enrollment Period for the Health […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP May 9 & 11 (Tuesday & Thursday) 9:30am – 12:00pm Oshkosh Public Library 106 Washington Ave., Oshkosh, WI To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2017 Rent Smart Brochure Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities […]

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Egg Safety Basics for Springtime Celebrations

Eggs are a familiar symbol of spring. They are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods, and they are featured prominently at many spring holiday celebrations. A few basic steps will help ensure all your springtime recipes are “eggcellent” and food safe. According to Barbara Ingham, Food Science Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, […]

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Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?

Handing down those special personal belongings can lead to family conflict.  We’ll share practical information about the inheritance and transfer of non-titled personal property. Join us: Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00pm Oshkosh Public Library For additional information or to register, call (920) 232-1973

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WI 4-H International Exchange = Global Citizens

Critical for the success in the 21st century workforce is the knowledge and understanding of other countries, cultures, and languages (U.S. Department of Education, 2012).  International exchange programs for youth have the potential to contribute to this most important need by providing authentic experiences for youth that promote the development of culturally aware, global citizens […]

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Paralegal Students Part of Free Legal Assistance

Volunteers from Fox Valley Technical College’s Paralegal Student Organization and local attorneys are available to assist individuals with various legal issues on a first-come, first-served basis. Assistance is available for these case types through the Fox Valley Free Legal Assistance Clinics, hosted at four sites per month: family law, small claims, landlord/tenant, domestic abuse, harassment injunctions, […]

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What’s the Latest on Food Product Dating?

The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A 2013 report from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the National Resource Defense Council estimated that 40 percent of food […]

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