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5K Fun Run/Walk – Save the Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014

5K Fun Run/Walk – Save the Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014

 In celebration of 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H, Armstrong 4-H is hosting a 5K Fun Run/Walk at Armstrong Apples.  The address is W853 County Road B, Campbellsport, WI.  Invite all your family and friends to this fun event. Registration starts at 9:00a.m. and ends at 10:15a.m.  Pre-registration is preferred.  On-line registration will be ready after […]

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Succession Planning for Non-profits

Intentionally preparing for the departure of executive directors, board members, and staff is a key way to maintain stability in organizations of any size. As high quality personnel and volunteers rotate through terms, quit, or retire, organizations with succession plans are able to maintain high levels of performance and continuity. In this workshop for non-profits […]

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Egg Safety for Spring Celebrations!

Egg Safety for Spring Celebrations!

It may still feel a bit chilly, but the calendar says it’s spring. This time of year, eggs play an important role in many celebrations, family gatherings, and of course, Easter egg hunts. Read this for safety tips.

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What is an Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Period (SPA)? How do I know if I’m eligible for special enrollment?

What is an Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Period (SPA)? How do I know if I’m eligible for special enrollment?

Now that the Affordable Care Act’s registration deadline has passed, E4healthwi.org has released a cheat sheet to help you with your enrollment questions. Click here.  

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Affordable Care Act – Local Enrollment Assistance Available

Affordable Care Act – Local Enrollment Assistance Available

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The law puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over four years and beyond. The official consumer website for enrollment services is: http://www.healthcare.gov The Wisconsin Enrollment Directory (October 2013) was created to help individuals in Wisconsin make appropriate referrals for […]

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UW Extension office hours for Friday

UW Extension office hours for Friday

We will be closed at 12:00 on Friday April 18th

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2014 Woman’s Finance Conference

2014 Woman’s Finance Conference

Alice Wood, Keynote Speaker and author of Wealth Watchers was keynote speaker for the 3rd Women’s Finance Conference held in Fond du Lac on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Moraine Park Technical College.  Special thanks for financial support from the following in support of the Women’s Finance Conference:   Money Smart Week, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank […]

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Selling Your Business:  Succession Planning for Small Business

Selling Your Business: Succession Planning for Small Business

Every investor knows the best way to manage a portfolio is through diversification.  Your business may be the least diversified investment you manage.  This session, taught with Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation will help business owners dust off their business plan used to start their venture and build a plan to capitalize on […]

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More Wisconsin farmers’ markets accepting FoodShare

More Wisconsin farmers’ markets accepting FoodShare

The University of Wisconsin-Extension has teamed up with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to provide information to farmers’ markets and communities interested in expanding access to healthy foods through farmers’ markets for FoodShare users. See here.    

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Missouri Firm Recalls Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Missouri Firm Recalls Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Tyson Foods Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. See here.

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Basic Entrepreneurship Skills:  What to Know as You’re Getting Started

Basic Entrepreneurship Skills: What to Know as You’re Getting Started

Join us for a fun look at the “to do’s” before you start your business venture with Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation.  We’ll have interactive discussions about where start-ups go wrong and teach the basics of types or legal structures, banking, and written plans.  Discussions will center on understanding pricing strategies, market research […]

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Wisconsin Connections 2014 information is now available

Wisconsin Connections 2014 information is now available

Wisconsin Connections is an educational series intended to assist families wanting to connect to state and federal support programs. The series provides a brief overview of assistance programs in the following categories: Cash Assistance and Tax Credits Child Care & Child Support Food & Nutrition Health Care Home & Energy Link to Wisconsin Connections   […]

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4-H Family Times April Newsletter

4-H Family Times April Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter: 4-H Scholarships, Dairy Month Petting Zoo, National Volunteer Week, Cream Puff Eating Contest and Raffle, Livestock, Dairy Project Updates, Shooting Sports and Foods Revue. April 2014 4-H Newsletter

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UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development position open for Bilingual 4-H Youth Development Assistant

UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development position open for Bilingual 4-H Youth Development Assistant

Fond du Lac County UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development has a position open for Bilingual 4-H Youth Development Assistant. This individual will deliver community-based education and is responsible for building community collaborations and addressing youth development needs of current 4-H members and the Latino community and Spanish-speaking learners. We know referrals are a great resource for […]

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