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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session on October 19, 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 […]

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Register for the Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2016 Family Resource Directory will be available for all attendees at the event. […]

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Agricultural Grants Workshop October 6th

UW-Extension in partnership with the USDA, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute will host a one-day Agricultural Grants Workshop to help farmers learn about potential grants, as well as cost-share programs and other financing options. The workshop will be held on Thursday, October 6th from 9 AM – 4 PM at […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars

UW-Extension is offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning.  All sessions require participants to attend in-person at the Walworth County UW-Extension Office, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, WI.  Registration is $5/person/session or $25 for the complete series – cost includes materials and snacks. Pre-registration is required. Register online at https://goo.gl/forms/kJ9ooiCT0YXuERMa2, by […]

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Fall Racine Journal Times Community Newsletter

Master Gardener Project receives Award The Master Gardener project at Real Racine in Sturtevant was awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom. The gardens not only enhance the beauty of the center and its surroundings, but also educate the public on gardening. The award commended the group for their work by stating […]

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Join us for the next Parent Cafe

Join us for the next Parent Cafe! – Share Ideas with Other Parents – Talk About Parenting Concerns – Make New Friends – Discuss Your Family’s Hopes & Dreams FREE Dinner & FREE Child Care at All Parent Cafes! Where: St. Edward’s Child Development Center, 430 Grove Avenue, Racine When and What We Will be Discussing: October […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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