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 Cafes

Make new and visit old friends; Share ideas and enjoy “me” time; Discuss family hopes and dreams. Strengthen yourself and your family relationships. For more information, visit: Marquette County Parent Cafes Facebook page

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Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Prgm 10-14

Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Program is a fun, educational program for youth ages 10-14 and  their parents or caregivers. It helps families to use time-tested tools and mindfulness practices that are proven to reduce stress, improve communication, build teen resilience and success and encourage fun while learning together. Program Details and Information MSFP Fall 2019 Information […]

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2019 Home and Community Education (HCE) Super Tuesday

This program will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019  from 8am-3:15pm at Pine Lake Camp in Westfield, located at W8301 County Road M. You will have a day of Friendship & Learning. One of the classes offered is Stained Glass Mosaic. For more information and a registration form, please go to: ST Brochure 2019.  

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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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