Build it Strong: Child Care Business Foundations

Space is limited to 30 participants per course, so sign up now!
Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative supports childcare business owners looking to improve or grow their operations and help new owners chart their course to success.

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Build it Strong: Child Care Business Foundations

Space is limited to 30 participants per course, so sign up now!
Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative supports childcare business owners looking to improve or grow their operations and help new owners chart their course to success.

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Build it Strong: Child Care Business Foundations

Space is limited to 30 participants per course, so sign up now!
Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative supports childcare business owners looking to improve or grow their operations and help new owners chart their course to success.

Read More...

Build it Strong: Child Care Business Foundations

Space is limited to 30 participants per course, so sign up now!
Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative supports childcare business owners looking to improve or grow their operations and help new owners chart their course to success.

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Join us for Eight Ways to Wellness: Discover the Dimensions for a Healthier You! 

Wellness is often categorized into several interconnected dimensions. It’s a holistic integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. During this 8-session interactive series, you’ll learn more about each of the eight dimensions along with ways to help create harmony with the dimensions you choose to focus on. All of the sessions are interrelated; we recommend […]

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Aging Mastery Program Registration Now Open

The gift of time, what will you do with it? The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP), developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nationwide program whose core philosophy believes modest lifestyle changes can produce big results, leading to improved health, stronger economic security, and overall well-being.

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Survey – Needs and Interest of Community Members in Response to COVID-19

Please take a moment to take our survey here on the impacts of COVID-19 in Waupaca County: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KtQPQg4R4VRRCR This survey is designed to help various organizations in Waupaca County understand the needs and interest of community members in response to COVID-19.  The information gathered will be used to help family serving agencies in Waupaca County […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Survival of the coronavirus on surfaces

Studies have shown that the virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on surfaces for up to several days.  Is this cause for concern? A recent study from the National Institute of Health  noted that under laboratory conditions, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces. Scientists found that SARS-CoV-2 was detectable […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Safe use of sanitizers or disinfectants

When used correctly, chemical sanitizers and disinfectants can be important in helping to fight disease. Chemicals must pass certain tests to be classified as either a sanitizer or a disinfectant, or both! Sanitizers reduce the number of bacteria by 99.99% in one test.  Disinfectants are shown to be effective against 99.99% of bacteria in multiple tests. Disinfectants that work in […]

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April/May 4-H Forecast

Dear Waupaca County 4-H Families: As we are all living through this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic, please remember the 4 H’s of 4-H—Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.  I never could have imagined a time like right now.  I want you to know that I am here for you, 4-H is still here for […]

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Waupaca Co. Connects

“Waupaca Co. Connects” is a networking space to cultivate hope to support and connect our community in response to COVID-19. Please join this new Zoom-based community made up of representatives from healthcare, education, non-profits, community services and more. We will come together to: Understand how the pandemic is affecting our community from different perspectives to […]

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Childcare Resources for Essential Workers

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has compiled resources to help essential workers, providers, and families navigate the child care landscape during the COVID-19 crisis. Please check this out if you are considered an essential worker and are in need of childcare at this time. https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/childcare

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Home Alone – Preparing Children for Self Care

This self-study for parents and children help prepare for safely staying home and making a family plan. These videos are for parents and their children who are getting ready to stay home alone.  Parents and children should watch the videos together and use the short activities after each video to discuss your plans to stay safe.  Click here for […]

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Waupaca Community Garden (WCG) Assistant Position Available

Waupaca Community Garden (WCG) Assistant – ThedaCare Site  Position Description   Responsibilities Create a strategic plan for the Waupaca Community Garden growing season Recruit and manage volunteers and assist in their education to improve community involvement in the garden Oversee daily maintenance of the Thedacare site garden – Planting, weeding, harvesting, watering and delivery to […]

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Tips for Cooking Safely in a Slow Cooker

During the winter, menu planning often turns more to soups and stews than at other times of the year.  When that happens, a slow cooker is the perfect appliance for preparing a nutritious meal that is ready when you walk through the door at the end of the day. A slow cooker or “crock pot” is a convenient […]

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