Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities (YAN) February Meeting

NEXT MEETING: Thursday, February 11, 2020 from 9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. PRESENTATION: Cultivating a Safe Environment for Vulnerable Youth: Join us to hear about Anti Human Trafficking efforts across Region 2 (Northeast Wisconsin). This informational presentation will provide ideas for responding to youth who are considered high Risk or confirmed victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, […]

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Trauma Informed Roadmap Orientation & Training February 1st & 23rd

Do you want to be a leader for change in your organization? Are you looking to create a healthier and more compassionate work environment for all? Please join us for the opportunity to learn about the Trauma-Informed Roadmap, a free, downloadable toolkit that will assist you in implementing trauma-informed practices at your place of business. […]

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ACE Interface Training- January 22nd, 9am to 12pm via ZOOM

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. Please register in advance for this meeting: https://forms.gle/Wct5mZucJJqu17Qw5 After […]

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Highlights of Taking Care of You – January 2021

The UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Health & Well-Being Institute presents: Highlights of Taking Care of You Explore ways to take better care of yourself and manage stress in weekly 60-minute Zoom sessions! 4 Week Program: Thursdays, January 7 – 28, 2021 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Register Here: https://forms.gle/B8MQMKtatJy4BUC39 Contact: Mandi Dornfeld at amanda.dornfeld@wisc.edu  OR Todd Wenzel at todd.wenzel@wisc.edu

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The Dangers of Raw Milk

Milk and milk products provide a wealth of nutrition benefits.  But milk that has not been pasteurized can harbor dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to you and your family if consumed raw. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 1993 through 2012, there were 127 outbreaks linked to raw […]

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Wash Your Hands, Not Food Packages

Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While wintery weather can bring with it dry, chapped hands, experts continue to recommend hand washing as one of the most effective means of helping to slow the spread of the coronavirus.  Experts believe that the coronavirus should not be considered a food safety hazard and […]

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Keep Black Friday for Shopping by Handling Thanksgiving Leftovers Safely

No one wants to have to have holiday time overshadowed by a foodborne illness, especially after the Thanksgiving day feast.  There are some easy steps to keeping the ‘happy’ in holidays: Keep food out of the Danger Zone: Bacteria grow rapidly between the temperatures of 40°F and 140°F.  That is what is referred to as […]

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Cooking the Thanksgiving Turkey: Oven, Deep-Fryer, Frozen

Households will soon be preparing for Thanksgiving Day.  While most people will sit down to a roasted turkey, there are also options for deep-frying a turkey and, for those running behind, you can place a still-frozen turkey in the oven and still end up with a meal that you will enjoy.  Following are tips on […]

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Don’t Make Turkey Frying a Disastrous Situation This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is full of togetherness, giving thanks, lots of food, and some turkey deep frying horror stories.  From homes burning down to turkeys skyrocketing into the air, safely preparing and frying a turkey doesn’t have to be dangerous.  To avoid becoming one of these Thanksgiving Day horror stories, and to make sure you fry […]

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