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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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August-September 4-H Forecast

August-September 4-H Forecast

4-H Centennial News Be sure to get your collectible 4-H Centennial Cow for $7.00.  These are available at the UW-Extension Office and will be at the fair!  Showing your support of 4-H by having a Centennial yard sign at your house would be a great opportunity as well!  These are $5.00 each and will be […]

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June – July 4-H Forecast

June – July 4-H Forecast

It is hard to believe we are almost half way through our Centennial Year of Wisconsin 4-H!  I want to take this opportunity to highlight a few items that have already taken place and be sure you mark your calendars for upcoming events! Thank you to all of the club members, leaders, and families that […]

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Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

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 4-21-14 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest

Press Release 4-21-14 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest

       Little Wolf High School was the site of the 2014 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest, sponsored by the 4-H Leaders’ Association.  The contest gives 4-H members another opportunity to learn how to work as teams, gain self-confidence, share their talents, and improve speaking skills.  One of the comments most often mentioned […]

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Press Release – 4-8-14

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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Parent Who Host Lose Most

Parent Who Host Lose Most

Springtime brings lots of opportunities for youth and adults to celebrate the accomplishments of the past school year; blow off pent-up energy from the long Wisconsin winter and generally have fun.  This year, Waupaca County can avoid the tragic alcohol related teen deaths that have marred so many past proms and graduations.  read more…

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UW Extension Impact – Spring 2012

UW Extension Impact – Spring 2012

Extension Impact:  Education Makes a Difference.  In this issue:  UWEX land Rent Survey, WNEP & Senior Nutrition, 4-H Display Receives State Award, Underage Drinking, Heart Disease & Prevention, Strategic Planning, and Upcoming Events.  Extension Impact-Spring 2012 (pdf 4 pgs)

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School Forest

School Forest

Congratulations to Waupaca County Environmental Youth Connections and Waupaca County Schools (Clintonville, Iola-Scandinavia, Marion, Waupaca and Weyauwega-Fremont)   for receiving Wisconsin Environmental Educational Board Grants for $5000 each.  This grant money will support these schools and communities in connecting classroom curriculum with local natural areas in their schools, communities and in the county. For more information on this […]

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