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Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe - May/June 2022 publication

Strawberry Season is Almost Here!

Strawberry harvest season in Wisconsin is typically mid-May through mid-June. Check out the May/June 2022 publication of Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe for tips for preserving your harvest: Making Sweet Spreads and Canning Fruit Canning with Less Sugar Drying Strawberries Freezing Strawberries and more! View or share this newsletter.  

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4-H Announcements 5/13/2022

MAKE LEMON BARS WITH EVAN NUMRICH Do you want a citrus taste sensation to kick off your summer? This recipe has a wonderful lemon flavor that comes through with zest and juice of the lemons. Don’t know what a zester is? Come learn at this virtual project meeting! Lemon Bars that can be brought to […]

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Compassionate Care: Post-Traumatic Growth

The beauty of growth is that you do not have to find silver-linings when challenging events happen. You don’t have to be thankful for the pandemic, but you can have gratitude for the ways that you’ve grown. How have you changed that is meaningful to you? Things to consider: Remember: two things can be true […]

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Diversity Affairs Commission May Educational Event

You’re Invited! Please join the Winnebago County Diversity Affairs Commission (DAC)  on Thursday May 5 from 3:00-4:30pm. Heather Quackenboss, Extension La Crosse County will be facilitating a discussion session for our group. Open to anyone to join the discussion or listen. Join us for Mental Illness 101! We, as human beings, are all living on […]

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4-H Announcements 4/29/2022

Here are this week’s updates… MAY/JUNE NEWSLETTER IS AVAILABLE ONLINE Visit:  https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/newsletters/ 4-H SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 6TH This is our last and final camp registration deadline extension!Come to the 4-H Summer Camp Hoedown June 27th-30th Cost:  $175 Financial assistance is available for qualifying families. Please email dana.berger@wisc.edu for more info. Parents of […]

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4-H Announcements 4/22/2022

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK! Thank you to ALL of our volunteers whether you lead a club, lead a project, help with activities, chaperone, serve on a committee and/or anything in between! CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 AWARD WINNERS! Key Awards:  Kyle Domke and Nate Piper 4-H Leaders’ Association Scholarship:  Maria ZillgesJudith Gruszynske Memorial Scholarship:  Amanda Beck Ashton Simpson Memorial Scholarship:  Josh Stone […]

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Compassionate Care: Transitioning with Care

Trauma-informed care remains critical as we move towards the next normal. The last year was difficult – many people experienced trauma. The consistent unknown that still plagues us can create more stress. Implementing trauma-informed care principles takes time and stewardship; and the results are worth the effort. By engaging in this work, you will provide […]

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Compassionate Care: Growth

Spring in the Midwest is a time of reawakening nature. The process can have stats and stops: a wintry mix of weather might 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, your […]

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4-H Announcements 4/14/2022

PLEASE NOTE THESE APRIL 15TH DEADLINES: VOLUNTEER LUNCHEON REGISTRATION JW CROWLEY DAIRY AWARD SELF NOMINATION FORMS MAY/JUNE NEWSLETTER ARTICLES AND CLUB MINUTES VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON Current Winnebago County 4-H Volunteers are invited to attend a special luncheon in your honor…served by 4-H staff and youth in the foods project! When?  April 30th at 11AM at […]

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