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Parenting Information sent to you “Just In Time”

Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers- Have you ever wondered the following-   Is my child reaching their physical, social, emotional and cognitive developmental milestones?  How can I raise a healthy, happy child?  Where can I find tools for coping and solving common parenting problems? Finding reliable, research based parenting information on the web can be overwhelming! How […]

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Rent Smart at Ripon Public Library

Rent Smart   focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord. Establishing a […]

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Looking for Trustworthy Parenting Resources? Look no further!

Where can you go for Trustworthy Resources to Improve the Quality of Family Life? Check out the site: parenting.uwex.edu.  Loaded with quality resources for families and professionals on parenting, healthy relationships, family health, child development, and family caregiving this site was developed by a team of family and parenting specialists at Extension’s Human Development and […]

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Expanding the StrongBodies Program

The StrongBodiesTM Program [formerly referred to as StrongWomenTM] is a safe, effective, evidence-based strength training program designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson of Tuft’s University.  It helps middle aged and older individuals build muscle, strengthen bones, prevent frailty, improve balance and increase overall physical and mental health. Although the research was done on women, this strength […]

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Rent Smart Classes being held

Rent Smart focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience. It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord. Establishing a […]

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UW-Extension brings families together around money management

Young children pick up the habits of the adults around them. The same is true when it comes to how role models make everyday decisions about spending, saving, and sharing money. Even if parents and caregivers don’t involve children in daily money management, chances are children have already picked up many beliefs and behaviors. Children […]

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FDL Fresh 5 – Farmers Market Donation Program

The “FDL Fresh 5” is a farmer’s market donation program with an emphasis on connecting Fond du Lac families with healthier food pantry donations. This program, started by Amanda Miller and Bill Zeleske (farmers market vendor), is an opportunity for Fond du Lac farmers and customers to donate fresh fruits and vegetables to local food […]

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Check your free credit report to build financial security

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” campaign seeks to make the process of remembering to order a free credit report as easy as possible. Anyone can sign up to receive an email reminder from UW-Extension three times a year—on 2/2, 6/6, and 10/10—on the campaign’s website: fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport. While you […]

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Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week® Returns

April 21-28, 2018   Saving for college? Preparing for retirement? Repairing your credit? Just wish you were better at managing your money? Looking to help your child increase their money use knowledge?   During the week of April 21 – 28, you will want to  check out  one of many financial education programs which will be […]

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Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Jan 29-Feb 2nd

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity thieves are eager to claim your tax refund as their own. Find out how to stop them. A series of webinars and twitter chats are being held next week to help consumers understand tax identity theft.  Click on the picture for details and participation in the webinars and twitter chats. Take advantage of […]

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