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Compassionate Care: Belonging

This year was very isolating for many people.  We were forced to make extreme changes to our social habits and physically distance from others.  As our options for connecting with others open up a bit in the coming months, you might discover some of your relationships are not the same as they were pre-pandemic.  It […]

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Unsafe to Can Tree Sap at Home

Sugar maple, state tree of Wisconsin If you have been scrolling the internet of late, you might have noticed that some companies are touting the reported health benefits of drinking tree sap.  Some ads suggest that drinking tree sap or ‘tree water’ is a natural way to hydrate.  Regardless of whether drinking tree sap is […]

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Wisconsin ACE Interface Training

The Wisconsin ACE Interface curriculum provides communities with an introduction to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and brain development.  Trainers from nearly 30 Wisconsin child welfare, human service and other agencies volunteer their time and resources to facilitate the first step in the creation of self-healing communities. Choose One: Monday, May 10     5pm – 8pm […]

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EIGHT WAYS TO WELLNESS: Discover the Dimensions for a Healthier You

Join us Friday mornings for Eight Ways to Wellness: Discover the Dimensions for a Healthier You!  Wellness is often categorized into several interconnected dimensions.  It’s a holistic integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.  During this 8-session interactive series, you’ll learn more about each of the eight dimensions along with ways to help find a […]

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WeCOPE

WeCOPE is an interactive program that helps adults cope with life stress.  WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. This 7-week program meets via Zoom once a week for 45 […]

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Compassionate Care: Growth

Spring in the Midwest is a time of reawakening in nature.  The process can have starts and stops: a wintery mix of weather may surprise us in the springtime, but the season unfailingly ends in new growth emerging.  Humans can go through similar stages.   Setbacks in our personal growth will pass.  If you are purposeful, […]

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Master Gardener Volunteer Week, April 5-9, 2021

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program will be celebrating Master Gardener Volunteer Week April 5-9, 2021.  Master Gardener Volunteers are an important part of University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension-Winnebago County.  Volunteers make a positive difference in Winnebago County through hours of community service by answering diagnostic questions, educating the public on horticultural topics, growing and […]

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New Parenting Programs in Winnebago County

  New Parenting Programs now available, provided FREE by Extension Winnebago County. “Triple P: Positive Parenting Program” and “The Parent Connect” Participate from the comfort of your own home on ZOOM. Attend one or multiple seminars/discussions. Dates, program and registration information below TRIPLE P TAKES THE GUESSWORK OUT OF PARENTING. The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program […]

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COVID Vaccine Appointments Available NOW!

The COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is now opened up the rest of Phase 1b for the Winnebago County community (this includes those age 65 and up, individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs as well as many occupations that provide direct service to the public such as: health care, educators & child care workers, congregative living […]

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Weekly Wellness Moment

Join us! Spend 15 minutes with various local presenters who will reflect on tips for caring for ourselves & others. Brought to you by the Community Alliance for Trauma-Informed Care. When: Every Friday 8:30 to 8:45 a.m. What: Reflect & refocus with fresh tips each week. Who: Everyone is welcome! Click here to join (same […]

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