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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Volunteer Teen Teachers for Food Smart Families

Calling all TEEN TEACHERS! This is a program for youth who will be in 9th-12th grade during the 2016-2017 school year. Are you looking for an excellent volunteer opportunity to showcase your talents and passion for healthy living, nutrition, and cooking and have the chance to teach others? Look no further than Winnebago County Food […]

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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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Consumer Alert: Aggressive IRS Scam Calls are Taxing Wisconsin Consumers

Fake IRS calls are hitting Wisconsin residents hard this week, and everyone is asked to be on guard against these threatening scam attempts.  If you receive one of these calls, hang up immediately. The Consumer Protection Hotline at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has seen a spike in inquiries about […]

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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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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.  This is our last scheduled Money Management workshop until October, […]

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Local Land Use Planning and Zoning WisLine “Case-Law and Legislative Update, Wednesday May 18th, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The next teleconference of this series titled “Case Law and Legislative Update” will be held on Wednesday, May 18th from 10:30 […]

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Local Land Use Planning and Zoning WisLine “Community Vitality and Placemaking”, Wednesday April 20, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The next teleconference of this series titled, “Community Vitality and Placemaking” will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 10:30 am to […]

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Container Gardening

Container Gardening Workshop, Thursday May 19th, 2016

Do you have limited space, time, and energy to grow a large outdoor garden? Or are a beginning gardener looking for an easy start? Then this workshop is for you! Container Gardening is the perfect way to grow your own vegetables or add a splash of color to your yard without much of the hassle […]

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