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Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Motor Coach Trip

The Master Gardeners of Fond du Lac are hosting a bus trip on May 19, 2015. The public is invited to attend. They will be going to Green Bay Botanical Garden, Rose Hill Gardens, and Mayflower Greenhouse. Lunch will be at Thornberry Creek in Oneida. An itinerary, a registration form, and menu can be found […]

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Non-Profit Boards

Educational Materials for Non-profit Boards Available as free PDF downloads from BoardSource Board Dynamics and Processes – FAQs Board Meetings – FAQs Board Leadership Board Action Calendar (legal documents that need to be filed and other recommended annual processes) Fiduciary Responsibilities of board members Board Orientation Common Board Shortcomings (top 10 list of mistakes boards […]

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Join Junior Master Gardeners (JMG)

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Latino Family Group Interviews

The most recent census recorded a 123% increase in the Latino population in Fond du Lac County between 2000 and 2010. In an effort to learn more about these newcomers, Fond du Lac County held five structured conversations with about 50 Latino residents in the winter of 2012. The results are presented in this Latino […]

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Equity Ripon-Lomira Shipping Association College Scholarship

Equity is offering up to two $500.00 scholarships to students in their livestock marketing area.  Parents of applicant must be members of the shipping association. While we are looking for students pursuing an agricultural career, other academic choices will be given consideration.  Applications forms must be completed in full and accompanied by the student’s high […]

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Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Locations in Fond du Lac County 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 pm, and […]

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2015 Rent Smart Schedule Now Available!

Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing to acquire and keep decent housing. Our 2015 Rent Smart brochure includes a complete listing of workshop offerings in both Winnebago and Fond du Lac counties. Call 920-929-3174 to register or to obtain additional information.

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Become a Friend of Fond du Lac County 4-H

Thank you to Baker Cheese for being a generous lead supporter of the Fond du Lac County 4-H program over the years! And thank you to all of you who have contributed in some way to the success of our program! Letters will be going out soon to many businesses, 4-H leaders and alumni inviting […]

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Holiday traditions may change to meet family needs

Families develop many holiday activities, events and rituals over the years. Some activities become family traditions and others fall by the wayside. As children get older, the schedules and demands of school, jobs and sports may affect their feelings about time-honored family traditions. One way for parents of teens and preteens to ensure that holiday […]

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