ISO: Community Outreach Member for Farm to School Program

Waupaca County is seeking a Community Outreach Member for our Farm to School Program!   You will coordinate with the food service director and network with farmers to identify opportunities for purchasing local foods and help build the capacity of the program. If you are interested or have questions;  please contact Sandy Liang at sandy.liang@ces.uwex.edu at the Waupaca County UW-Extension […]

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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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June/July 4-H Forecast

You joined 4-H last fall to learn, to have fun, and to spend time with your family and friends.  The 4-H Staff, your club volunteer leaders and officers hope that you are having a good 4-H year.  Take the following quiz to see how you are doing. June-July 2015 4-H Forecast

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UW-Extension By the Numbers

UW-Extension By the Numbers shows the value we bring to the state of Wisconsin. The #BecauseofUWEX Social Media campaign is still going on. Please share your experiences of how UW-Extension programming has impacted your community and family.  

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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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