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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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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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The Real Happy Hour Project

Winnebago County UW-Extension is part of a team that is working to support families in increasing the number of meals that they eat together.  Research shows that this time is beneficial to children (and adults) for a variety of reasons.  In order to develop the right program materials we need YOUR feedback.  Can you please […]

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Health Insurance

Health Insurance Still Available Through ACA Special Enrollment Period

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace ended on Jan. 31, but you may still qualify for a Special Enrollment Period if you meet certain criteria. Those include: • Loss of health coverage; for example, loss of employer-sponsored insurance or BadgerCare Plus. • Changes in household size: marriage, divorce, legal separation, birth, or adoption. • […]

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Preventative Services: What’s Included in Your Health Plan?

Making financial decisions about health insurance can be difficult for people who are unable to understand what’s included in their coverage plans. Struggling to understand the details of an insurance plan is a common problem for many Americans, particularly for people new to having coverage. While the health insurance expansions established through the Affordable Care […]

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Healthy Eating Can be Affordable: UW-Extension offers tips for eating healthy on a budget

Whole grains, vegetables, fruits, fish, and low-fat milk. These foods are basic to good health, yet most children and their families don’t eat enough of them, says Gayle Coleman, Nutrition Education Program Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. “One reason for this is because people often believe healthy foods aren’t affordable,” says Coleman. “Recent information […]

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Tax Credits a Help to State’s Working Families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit (EIC) can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of […]

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