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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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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Babysitting Certification January 14, 2017

Babysitting Basics and CPR Certification  for youth ages 12-15 on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 8am – 4:30pm at the Marquette County Services Center, 480 Underwood Avenue in Montello. The cost is $25.00. Registration deadline is January 10th. Class is limited to 20 students on first-come, first serve basis. Any questions, please call, 608-297-3141. For more information and […]

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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (Google Drive Document; updates are made regularly) The Marquette County Family Resources Directory has 20 pages of local services and opportunities. The Table of Contents is on page 3. Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call Extension at 608-297-3141 or email jackie.stoneman@wisc.edu Updates are made as things change. […]

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Parent Pact

The PARENT PACT is a handy, colorful 2-page guide about house rules for parents of teens and tweens. Guidelines about alcohol, bullying, weapons, cellphone and Internet use, and much more. Conversation starters to use with other parents when your children and their friends are at each other’s houses. Developed by the Marquette County Parent Information Exchange(PIE). and endorsed by many community […]

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