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Money Smart Week Women’s Conference

2016 Money Smart Women’s Conference – Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 8:00 am—12:30 pm. Rhonda Noordyk, Founder of The Women’s Financial Wellness Center, will be the keynote speaker and her inspirational message will leave you empowered to meet daily challenges with an understanding of financial wellness.

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Are You Money Smart?

Money Smart Week financial educational sessions and events are scheduled for April 23 – 30, 2016 in Washington County, including document shredding events, the Big Read at libraries, and a Women’s Conference. Attend one or more to be Money Smart!


nEXT Generation for UW-Extension

The nEXT Generation is a framework to address the UW-Extension (Cooperative Extension) $3.6 million share of state cuts to the University of Wisconsin System. The overall goal: Establish a model that is fiscally sustainable and makes Cooperative Extension more relevant, flexible, and digital—positioned to serve further generations of Wisconsin residents. Over the past century, UW-Extension, […]

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Job Posting- Interim Agriculture Educator (100%) Ozaukee and Washington Counties

The purpose of this position is to ensure program coverage as UW-Extension develops an alternative program delivery model. As a member of the Tri-County Agriculture Specialization arrangement of Washington, Ozaukee and Sheboygan Counties, the Interim Agriculture Educator will work to ensure agriculture educational programs, especially related to dairy, livestock and farm business management, are delivered, […]

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Zombie Survival Day Camp!

Take on challenges to see if you are prepared for a zombie apocalypse or any real life natural disaster. Through simulation games, zombie make-up, scavenger hunts, and other hands-on activities, you’ll have fun and learn about emergency preparedness, using resources effectively, and leadership. For youth entering grades 6-8 this fall. June 14th to 16th     –     […]

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4-H Gateway Academy

The summer program is specifically designed to help middle school students explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The 4-H Gateway Academy is taught by certified instructors. They will provide expert instruction in small group settings. During the week, campers will work together in a fun, exciting environment using leading-edge technologies to sample such […]

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2015 Washington County Nonprofits and the Economy Survey

UW-Extension collaborated with UW-Washington County, United Way of Washington County and the Volunteer Center of Washington County to survey  a cross-section of nonprofit organizations in Washington County to determine the financial health, trends and concerns of those organizations.  The results of the 2015 survey found that nonprofits have experienced an increased demand for services while […]


Germs on Our Food: Healthy or Not?

The food that we buy in the grocery store or raise in our gardens isn’t sterile (completely free of microorganisms). It isn’t supposed to be! Microorganisms are part of our natural environment; some are harmful, some may cause disease. Read more on what you need to do to keep your family food-safe.