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Youth In Governance Nominations Accepted through Feb 12

The Racine County Board of Supervisors created the Racine County Youth In Governance program which allows youth to serve on County Board committees alongside County Board Supervisors. UW-Extension partners with the Racine County Board to administer this program.  Youth who are selected to serve will gain instrumental leadership skills and knowledge from having the opportunity to […]

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2014 Annual Report via Map

UW-Extension staff and volunteers compiled programs by name, location and description to provide a visual overview of how UW-Extension helps people in Racine County apply University research, knowledge and resources to meet their educational needs wherever they live and work. Racine County UW-Extension 2014 Report (Print version with photos) Interactive map of 2014 program sites […]

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2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Classes

Racine County UW-Extension is now accepting applications for the 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes. The 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held every Wednesday, March 16 through June 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th Street, Bristol). Attendance at the “Orientation to Master Gardener Volunteer Program” on Wednesday, […]

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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 […]

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Annie’s Project Financial Management Workshop Series

2016 Annie’s Project Brochure Thursdays, March 3, 10, and 17, 2016 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Gateway Technical College 496 McCanna Pkwy, Burlington, WI 53105 Cost: $60/person (includes lunch & materials for all 3 days) Register online! What is Annie’s Project? Annie’s Project is an opportunity for farm women to learn about farm management skills and strategies […]

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Stateline Equine Education Program

A full-day equine educational program, organized and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension Service, will be offered on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th St, Bristol). Topics presented will include how to better understand horse behaviors, such as aggression, phobias, and vices; horse industry concerns related to the welfare […]

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Landscape and Grounds Maintenance Short Course

The Landscape and Grounds Maintenance Short Course will be held at the Kenosha County Center on Wednesday mornings (8:30 – 11:30 am) in February.  The dates for the 2016 landscape professional courses are: February 3: Deadly Diseases in the Landscape: New and Emerging Diseases to Keep on your Radar — Through the Seasons: Wisconsin Insect […]

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Racine County Networking Breakfast Report Available

Each fall, Racine County UW-Extension along with the United Way of Racine County and Family Preservation West co-host the annual Racine County Networking Breakfasts. The purpose of the Networking Breakfasts is to increase the knowledge of community resources and to improve communication among child, youth and family serving organizations in Racine County. Two breakfasts were […]

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Register for Raising A Thinking Child

Parents of 4 to 7 year olds – Register for Raising a Thinking Child Has your child ever experienced any of the following behaviors? Temper tantrums Impatience or interrupting Not listening  Difficulty making or keeping friends If so, Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you […]

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UW-Extension Community Newsletter (December 2015)

Spotlight on Botany in the Classroom UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) have contributed 140,000 hours of volunteer service to community projects since 1998. MGVs are amazing people, bringing a variety of skills, talents and dedication to service with them when they start training. Their continued and consistent efforts on projects have great impact on the […]

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