EXTENSION UPDATE DUE TO CO-VID 19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies, Marquette County Educators are ordered to work remotely (not in office or in person). Our educators may be moving programs online and many of our events have been postponed, including Family Adventure Day. Office staff are in […]

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Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times

Many households may experience hard financial times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. UW Extension has a website for help with Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times. We just added information related to this situation, such as eligibility for unemployment insurance, public benefits, small business assistance, and keeping up with loan payments. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/toughtimes/

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Parent Cafés

Parent Café: A fulfilling way to talk, listen and support each other with the stressors, worries and challenges of parenting that many have struggled with alone. They are unique in that every parent’s voice is heard. Support parents in building friendships and a strong network of families who help each other stay strong. Small group […]

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Food Safety for Flooded Farms

Flooding events, especially during the harvest season, can have a significant impact on a farm’s bottom line. Growers need to also consider food safety impacts as they assess damage and consider their options. Several resources are available to help growers in the aftermath of  significant rain events. Visit:https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/31/food-safety-for-flooded-farms/ for more information.

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Operation Peaceful Family – for parents/caregivers and youth age 10-14

Registration is open now until January 29th for this Feb-March 2018 program. If you have wondered or worried about your youth’s choices or behaviors, this program is for you and your youth. Enjoyable and educational, proven positive results, free dinner and child care. Complete details and registration information on the program PeacefulFamilyMSFP2018 or call Sue Allen, […]

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Join the Fun! Family Adventure Day & Resource Fair – May 14th

It was a great day on Saturday, May 14th 10am-1pm. Montello High School Varsity Gym and Outdoor Area.  We had sunshine, snow and lots of fun indoors!!  Over 200 parents, children, and community members enjoyed great activities and booths.  Thank you to financial sponsors, performers, exhibitors and activity leaders!! Sponsored by High Marq Environmental Charter School, UW-Extension, […]

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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (ADRC hosts a county wide resource directory for all residents of Marquette County) The directory details various local services and opportunities for families! Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call the Extension Office at 608-297-3141 or email hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu  

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Marquette County Barn Quilts

Marquette County Home & Community Education Association (HCE) is working with you and Marquette County groups to create, hang, and promote the Barn Quilts of Marquette County! Colorful maps of the “Barn Quilts and Hidden History Mural Trail” are available at area libraries, stores, and motels. Or stop by the Visitor’s Information Cabin at the […]

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