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Raising a Thinking Child Series to be held in Burlington

Raising a Thinking Child Series to be held in Burlington

Racine County UW-Extension will be offering the “Raising a Thinking Child” series for parents and caregivers of children ages 4 to 7.  The eight week program will begin in January and run through early March. Registration is now open. For more information, view the flyer Burlington Raising a Thinking Child Winter 2015    Raising a Thinking Child […]

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Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Farmers and local town and village officials are invited to attend an educational meeting to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The University of Wisconsin-Extension and Farm Bureau in Kenosha and Racine Counties are hosting this meeting on: Monday, November 10th 7:00 PM Kenosha County […]

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Money Conference – Nov 22, 2014, Racine

Money Conference – Nov 22, 2014, Racine

It’s time for the 10th Annual Racine/Kenosha Money Conference™!! Saturday, November 22, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gateway Technical College (Racine campus) The nonprofit Money Conference offers affordable, high-quality, and unbiased financial education in a setting that is fun and inspirational for all. This year’s keynote speaker at the breakfast general session will be […]

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Racine County Family Resource Directory and Quick List Available

Racine County Family Resource Directory and Quick List Available

Racine County is home to numerous community-based organizations and government programs that improve the quality of life of its residents.  In efforts to ensure that Racine County families, can easily access the information that they need when they need it, Racine County UW-Extension reminds families of the various sources of community resource information.   The […]

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Postponed – Child Support & Family Court FAQ on Nov 14 in Racine

Postponed – Child Support & Family Court FAQ on Nov 14 in Racine

This event has been postponed. Please check back on the Racine County UW-Extension web site for further details. Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes, the Fatherhood Coalition and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Please note that this event has been cancelled.  The 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014. It will take place at the Kenosha County Center located at 19600 75th Street in Bristol. Registration is from 8:00-8:30 am.  Breakout sessions begin at 8:45 after a brief welcome.   The conference will […]

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Stewards of Children Workshop

Stewards of Children Workshop

Child sexual abuse prevention and response are an adult’s job. Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. During this program, you will be empowered as an individual, and as the life of your community, whether you are a survivor, a parent, or a service provider. As part of its […]

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Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop to learn skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child to thrive. As part of its Early Learning Series, Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting a “Thriving With […]

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Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The Early Learning Series calendar for October-November-December 2014 is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” on October 22 and “Stewards of Children” on November 19. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The workshops are geared toward Early Learning […]

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Fall Networking Breakfasts Planned for October

Staff who work with children, youth and families in Racine County are encouraged to participate in the annual networking breakfasts. There will be two networking breakfasts to accommodate professionals in eastern and western Racine County. Both breakfasts are free, but require pre-registration. The Eastern Racine County Networking Breakfast will be held on Thursday, October 9 […]

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Nature in Preschool Workshop

Nature in Preschool Workshop

The Early Learning Series for early care educators and caregivers of young children presents “Nature in Preschool” workshop. The workshop will be facilitated by Debra McRae, UW-Extension Educator.  Come and learn what the research says about why children need nature; hands-on activities  from Growing Up Wild and Project Learning Tree; and how the activities tie […]

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Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The July-August-September Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Racine County UW-Extension will be presenting “Potty Training” on August 27 and “Nature in Preschool” on September 17. Both workshops will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Workshops are free for parents, grandparents, and foster parents. A small fee is […]

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Food Preservation Classes Offered at Sealed Air YMCA in Mount Pleasant UW-Extension Family Living Educators and Master Home Food Preservers Cindy Muhar and Melinda Stuart invite you to join us at the Sealed Air YMCA this summer, to learn how to safely preserve fresh jam, pickles and tomatoes for your eating pleasure!  What do we […]

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New Resource for Parents of 10-16 year olds

New Resource for Parents of 10-16 year olds

Are you interested in learning more about what makes your tween or teen tick? Would you like the opportunity to interact with other parents who have some of the same challenges and questions as you do? Parenthetical is a new online community for parents of 10 to 16 year olds. Myparenthetical.com, an online site offered […]

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