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Applications now being accepted for Class XVII of LWC

Leadership Waupaca County will be accepting applications for Class XVII until July 31, 2016.  Applications, brochure and other information can be found at http://fyi.uwex.edu/leadershipwaupacaco/apply-now/. LWC’s mission is to develop informed, civic-minded leaders who are committed to the future of Waupaca County and its communities. The 9-month course consists of:  7 – one day sessions, 1 – […]

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Action For Healthy Kids Grant Application Now Being Accepted

Action for Healthy kids is offering two fantastic grant opportunities for School Breakfast and Physical Activity and Nutrition initiatives. Applications are now being accepted until April 1 for the 2016-2017 school year. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants    

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Caring Bridge for Connie Abert

  On May 26th, Waupaca County UW-Extension Youth Development Educator Connie Abert was involved in a serious car accident.  Our office is appreciative of the outpouring of concern and support for Connie.  If you would like to follow Connie’s progress, her family has set up a Caring Bridge site for her.  It is:  http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/connieabert  **Please note […]

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A Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin

On Friday, November 7, 2014 there will be a Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin.  It will be held at the Manawa Masonic Hall in Manawa. Heroin is a growing health and legal concern in our rural communities.  This summit will interest health professionals, judges, law enforcement, prosecutors, community corrections, GAL, social workers, schools, […]

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Would You Give an Hour to Save a Life?

Would you give an hour to save a life? QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is designed for the general public to enhance awareness and teach the warning signs of suicide. There is no cost. Early recognition of the warning signs and knowing the three simple steps saves live There will be a training on Monday, October […]

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Press Release 7-28-14 – County Fair Orientation

PRESS RELEASE           Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . July 28, 2014               Waupaca County   Title:   County Fair Orientation for Junior Exhibitors Author:  Penny Tank, UW-Extension                       Entries for the 2014 Waupaca County Fair […]

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Press Release 7-28-14 – Pre-Fair Judging

PRESS RELEASE           Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . July 28, 2014   Waupaca County   Title:   Waupaca County Pre-Fair Judging Author:  Penny Tank, UW-Extension   The 2014 Waupaca County Fair is quickly approaching.  Junior Fair entries […]

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Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

Extension Impact-Spring 2014 In this issue: Recognizing the Wisconsin 4-H Council, Koles Receives Promotion to Professor, Certified as MBTI Instructor, Living Well Mentally, Nutrition Lessons in Waupaca County Elementary Schools, Family Living Programs Off to a Great Start in 2014, UWEX Beef Cattle Seminar held at Equity Livestock in Marion.      

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Press Release – 4-8-14

PRESS RELEASE       Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . April 8, 2014 Waupaca County Title:  Wisconsin 4-H Centennial Being Celebrated with a Month of Service Author:  Penny Tank, 4-H Program Assistant               2014 marks the 100th anniversary of […]

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