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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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Recall of peaches and other fruit due to possible Listeria

Recall of peaches and other fruit due to possible Listeria

A nationwide recall of peaches and other fruit is on-going; some of this fruit may have made its way into Wisconsin through SuperValu and other supermarket chains. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 19, 2014 – Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and […]

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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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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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Youth in Action:  Adventures in Leadership

Youth in Action: Adventures in Leadership

Are you a middle school aged youth looking for a fun summer activity? Youth in Action: Adventures in Leadership fits the bill. This week-long summer camp engages youth in a service-learning project while also helping them gain a greater understanding of three major elements of leadership: Team-building, assessing your strengths, and communication. Youth that participate […]

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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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Wisconsin Firm Recalls Frozen Pizzas Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Wisconsin Firm Recalls Frozen Pizzas Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Nestlé Pizza Company, a Little Chute, WI establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen pizzas that may be contaminated with extraneous materials and are the subject of a recall administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), FSIS announced today.  Read more […]

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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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We are Celebrating 100 Years of WI 4-H

We are Celebrating 100 Years of WI 4-H

4-H alumni of all ages and from any county are invited to share photos from the past of club activities and of 4-H individuals. Clubs or individuals are asked to send photos. Identify the people, event and date. E-mail photos to Deb Senn at senland@kmoraine.com or send them to the UW-Extension office, 400 University Dr, […]

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4-H Family Times June Newsletter

4-H Family Times June Newsletter

Some of the highlights in this month’s newsletter:   New Twist on Saturday Night at the Fair, 4-H/FFA Strongman Competition, Cream Puff Contest & Raffle, Orientation for New 4-H Volunteers, Foods Revue, Small Animal Project, County Fair 4-H Family Times June Newsletter

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Community Garden Updates as of May 22, 2014

Community Garden Updates as of May 22, 2014

I am hoping to start marking off plots early next week.  If you are a volunteer who is willing to help with this, I will send an email the night before I attempt to get started.  If you were not at the meeting on May 15 and want to volunteer,  please let me know and […]

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2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.      2013 Annual Report 

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