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“Real Racine” Master Gardener Project Receives Award

The Master Gardener project at Real Racine (Convention and Visitors Center in Sturtevant) has been awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom!   A group of dedicated Master Gardeners have established gardens at the center not only to enhance the surroundings but to educate the public on gardening.  This group was commended for […]


Summer 2016 Community Newsletter

(This newsletter first appeared in the Racine Journal Times on June 26, 2016.) UW-Extension Strengthens Racine County Families Racine County UW-Extension, in partnership with Focus on Community and Starbuck Middle School recently offered the Strengthening Families Program to Racine families.  This nationally recognized, evidenced-based program has been shown to be effective in preventing alcohol and […]


Apply for Early Learning & Family Outreach Coordinator (VISTA Position)

  Racine County UW-Extension is hiring an Early Learning & Family Outreach Coordinator (VISTA Position)   Description: Racine County University of Wisconsin Extension’s purpose is to teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people to University of Wisconsin, and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. UW-Extension responds to local needs through education and partnerships that […]


Community Book and Block Party in Burlington

Parents and children are invited to attend a “Community Book and Block Party”. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library (166 E. Jefferson Street).  Come and play with the blocks, learn how books and blocks can be used to foster early learning skills […]


Spring 2016 UW-Extension Community Newsletter

Racine County UW-Extension’s Community Newsletter appears in the Racine Journal Times on a quarterly basis. Spring 2016 Community Newsletter Topics: Master Gardener Volunteer – Plant Health Advisors Gardening Workshops Farm Financial Management workshops for women Child Support and Family Court FAQ workshop 4-H Woodworking Project Serves Area Children


Youth Tractor Safety Certification – June 20-24 & 27, 2016

Offered by Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties UW Extension This 24-hour program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public road. It also meets the child labor requirements […]

Child Support panel 2015 for web

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session on May 4, 2016

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 and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. A Child Support and Family […]


Apply by March 21st for Summer Intern Positions (4-H and Family Living)

Racine County UW-Extension is accepting applications for two summer intern positions. Applications are due by March 21, 2016 for both positions; and applicants must be college students enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution for the summer or fall of 2016. Family Living Summer Internship – The intern will work on a variety of projects including […]


Register for Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program to be held at Starbuck Middle School Parents and youth, ages 10 to 14 years old, are invited to participate in the Strengthening Families 10-14 workshop series that will begin on February 16, 2016. Strengthening Families is a family-focused program for youth ages 10 to 14 years old and their parents. Parents […]