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 https://fyi.extension.wisc.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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Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education (WAHCE) Scholarships

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships this year to Waupaca County graduating seniors. Applications and references must be postmarked no later than March 30, 2016. No late entries will be accepted. All correspondence regarding scholarship should be sent to me at the above address, not the Waupaca […]

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Now Accepting Applications for WNEP Nutrition Educator

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) Nutrition Educator (50-80%) Waupaca County Working Title: Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) Nutrition Educator (50-80%) Waupaca County Official Title: Associate Instructional Specialist Location: Waupaca County UW Extension Office, 811 Harding Street, Courthouse, Waupaca, WI 54981 Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time Application Due Date: September 8, 2015 Read More… Job Locations: Waupaca Job Categories: Education

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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 – 5-23-14 from Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator

PRESS RELEASE     Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232 For Immediate Release . . . May 23, 2014   Waupaca County   Title:  It’s time to get ready for home canning and preservation season Author:  Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator When it comes to […]

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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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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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The Affordable Care Act & Farm Families

 You Tube Link of the presentation from December 3rd is now available.  The handouts of the presentation are also available.  If you would like further assistance regarding the ACA Maria Vargas can be reached at 920-882-6425.  Maria is with Parnership Community Health Center.  They have 3 Centers for Enrollment.  They are: Main Office – 500 W. Franklin Street […]

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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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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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