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4-H Family Times October Newsletter

4-H Family Times October Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter:  National 4-H Week, Teen Leaders Association New Officers & Plans for the Upcoming Year, Leaders Banquet & Recognition, Small Animal Project/Activity Meetings, Dairy Bowl Practices, Horse & Pony Holiday Tack & Craft Sale, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest October 4-H Newsletter    

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Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Scholarship Offered

Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Scholarship Offered

The Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association offers this scholarship in order to support and encourage students of our County to pursue careers in horticulture and related fields. The scholarship of $500.00 is available to a Fond du Lac County resident, a graduating senior, or one who is already studying in the fields listed below […]

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Cooperative Management of Winnebago Waterways?

Cooperative Management of Winnebago Waterways?

In Phase 2 of the Winnebago Waterways long-term planning grant work, the multi-county committee is studying options for managing the system cooperatively. This was something the public asked for in public forums in 2013. The study has uncovered several options which are summarized in this video. What do you think about these choices? What are […]

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When You Don’t Approve of Your Child’s Friends

When You Don’t Approve of Your Child’s Friends

Peers are an important part of the teenage years.  As parents, our teens’ transition to greater reliance on peers can be tricky to navigate.  This week’s parenthetical spot talks about the ways in which parents can successfully balance supporting their teen’s expanding social network and maintaining their own positive, influential role in a teen’s life. […]

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4-H Family Times September Newsletter

4-H Family Times September Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter:  4-H Centennial Cookbooks, Volunteers Being Sought for Leaders Assn. Executive Board, Fall Forum & Centennial Celebration, Train Your Dog, Drawing Contest, 4-H Enrollment, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest September 4-H Newsletter

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Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Locations in Fond du Lac County (updated 3.14.12) Facility Items Accepted Aronson’s Recycling 513 Fond du Lac St., Waupun, WI 920/324-2209 Monitors, desktop computers, laptops, printers/printer combos, computer peripherals, digital video recorders, and VCR’s. Bargains Galore Thrift Store 810 W. Main St., Waupun, WI www.BargainsGaloreThriftStore.com 920/324-8677 Hours:  Thursday 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am-2:00 […]

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Tires

Tires

The following locations will accept used tires:  Bluemkes (Rosendale Location)  101 W Division St. Rosendale, WI  54974  Phone:  800-236-2133 or 920-872-2131 $4.00 each (Does not include sales tax)Pick up is available for an extra charge. Waste Management  1207 S. Hickory Fond du Lac, WI 54935 Phone: 888-960-0008 Email: wmeservice@wm.com $12.00 each (car tires) Plus fees & TaxesMore […]

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Entrepreneurship Survey

Entrepreneurship Survey

UW-Extension is a member of the newly formed Entrepreneurial Development System called IGNITE!, a group of local business development organizations better aligning services to serve start-ups and innovators. To inform how IGNITE! can better serve minority entrepreneurs, Diana Hammer Tscheschlok will be interviewing and surveying African-American, Asian, Latino, Native American, and immigrant business owners in […]

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4-H Family Times August Newsletter

4-H Family Times August Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter:  Welcome Shelly Oswald, 4-H Trip & Key Award Information, Adult Volunteers Being Sought for Leaders Assn. Executive Board, Volunteer Leaders Meeting – Aug. 19, Art Camp, Drawing Contest, Record Book Reminders. 4-H Family Times August Newsletter  

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Teens can have a fun summer and still remain safe

Teens can have a fun summer and still remain safe

Summer can be a special time for teens filled with camp, vacations, heady romance, summer jobs, boredom and lots of free time. For parents, however, summer vacation presents unique concerns that differ from those of the routine school year – how to manage ALL that free time and feel confident your teen is safe, while trying to maintain your own regular work […]

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‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign’ helps consumers monitor financial health

‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign’ helps consumers monitor financial health

Much like efforts that encourage people to get a medical check-up or a flu shot, a campaign by University of Wisconsin-Extension educators urges people to check their credit report to improve their financial health. The “Check Your Free Credit Report: 2/2, 6/6 10/10” campaign can make it easier for people to monitor their financial well being. Shelley […]

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4-H Family Times July Newsletter

4-H Family Times July Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter:  4-H Centennial, Alto Fair, 4-H Cookbooks, 4-H Day at State Fair, 4-H Children’s Book, State Horse Bowl, Junior Dairy Show Changes, Foods Revue, Cream Puff Contest 4-H Family Times July Newsletter

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Safe Preserving…. But it’s in a published book

Safe Preserving…. But it’s in a published book

The most important aspect of home food preservation is food safety. Always, always follow a research-tested recipe. A recipe that someone has tested in the laboratory! Click here for more information.

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Credit Score and Credit Reports – Are they different?

Credit Score and Credit Reports – Are they different?

Credit Report vs. Credit Score Many people use the terms “credit report” and “credit score” interchangeably, but they are not the same. Your credit report is a detailed account of your credit history, while your credit score is a three-digit number signifying your credit-worthiness. You are entitled to three free credit reports per year, but […]

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