April/May 4-H Forecast

Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017!  National Volunteer week was established in 1974 and has become a nationwide effort to encourage people to volunteer in their communities. We are so thankful for all of the 4-H volunteers in our county. In Waupaca County 4-H we have 188 adult volunteer leaders who […]

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Tap Into It!!

Do you have a great UW-Extension experience or story to share with others??  We would love to hear your experiences and stories! Please take a moment to share them here: https://uwcx.org

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Connie Abert Amphitheater Dedication

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 CAP Services and the City of Waupaca had a dedication ceremony for the new Waupaca Eco- Park. This new park offers a natural playground area, an education center and the Connie Abert Amphitheater. The Eco-Park reflects all the things that Connie Abert emulated in her programming as the Waupaca County […]

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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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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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Waupaca County Board Passes Centennial Resolution

At the April meeting of the Waupaca County Board of Supervisors, three Waupaca area youth spoke about their involvement in 4-H and Penny Tank, 4-H Program Advisor, thanked the County Board for their support of 4-H youth programming.  Elisha Riley, Casey Lake 4-H Club, highlighted her involvement as a 4-H Ambassador and fourth generation 4-H […]

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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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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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Understanding Financial Options for Education

Financing Higher Education Families with high school members considering college or technical college may have questions about the risks and benefits of financing that education.  In 1990, 1 in 5 undergraduates borrowed money while today it is 2 in five that finance education.  Many students choose to work full or part time to reduce the […]

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