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2017 Racine & Kenosha Counties Agricultural Clean Sweep

2017 Racine & Kenosha Counties Agricultural Clean Sweep Collection & Disposal of Agricultural Chemical Waste When: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 1 PM – 5 PM Where: Old Settlers Park (Racine Co Fairgrounds), 19805 Durand Avenue, Union Grove If you are an active farmer, owner of agricultural land, nursery, orchard, or greenhouse operator in Kenosha or […]

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Touchpoints Approach Training Begins September 20, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Urban Forestry Workshop: Tree Pruning

A one day workshop for professionals involved in community tree care will be held on November 2, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  UWEX and the WI DNR have teamed up to host this educational opportunity that will be taught by tree professionals from Wachtel Tree Service, Inc. […]

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Register for Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Registration is now open for the Annual 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 2017 […]

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Attend a Racine County 4-H Open House!

Do you want to learn more about Racine County 4-H? Join us to talk with club leaders and members, see project opportunities and activities, and learn how to join 4-H. Get the basics of 4-H and dive in deep with your questions about the program. There are two options for Racine County 4-H Open Houses: […]

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Flooding & Flood Recovery Resources

Here are some selected resources to assist those in our area who were affected by recent flooding. Homeowner Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping with Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells – Wisconsin DNR Kenosha & Racine Counties Recycle Guide – […]

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Touchpoints® Approach training begins April 21, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session – March 15, 2017

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. The Child Support and […]

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UW-Extension Summer Internships Available (Paid Internships)

Apply Now for Summer Internship Positions Racine County UW-Extension is announcing two summer internships for the summer of 2017. Both internships are paid positions and include: Racine County Family Living Intern (Deadline to apply is March 14, 2017 with interviews on March 29 and 30, 2017) Racine County 4-H Program Summer Intern (Deadline to apply is March […]

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