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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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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“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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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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