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Area Grants & Deadlines

Area Grants and Deadlines Brewers Community Foundation   Applications accepted all year long. Submissions after Nov. 1st are reviewed the following year.   Forward Community Investments   Monthly   Fondy 100 Gives   Applications must be received three weeks ahead of the quarterly, with dates announced on the website.   Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee   […]

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Veterans Garden Receives Special Recognition

The Veterans THRIVE Garden received special recognition during the Fond du Lac City Council meeting on January 22. The proclamation recognized the importance of the veteran’s garden in the physical and mental health of community members, particularly veterans. There is mounting scientific evidence in support of horticulture therapy. There had been expressed interest by veterans […]

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Nonprofits Planning for Their Future

Diana designed and facilitated a retreat for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) as they think through challenges of an aging member base. This is a great time of year for nonprofits to consider the successes and challenges of the previous year and plan for the future. As new board members get started in […]

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Tax Credits for Wisconsin Families

Tax Credits for Wisconsin Families The month of January rings in the new year as well as it signals the beginning of the tax season. Low and moderate-income Wisconsin residents can take advantage of a variety of tax credits.  These credits can bring thousands of extra dollars to individuals and families, but an estimated 20% […]

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4-H Family Times February Newsletter

Highlights for this issue include scholarship offerings, TLA Update, 2020 Lemonade Day announcement, 2020 FDL County Fair T-Shirt Design Contest, Weather Cancellations, Celebrate CommUNITY and policy updates. 4-H Family Times February Newsletter

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Farm Bill ARC/PLC Informational Meeting

UW-Madison Extension will be offering a Farm Bill ARC/PLC informational meeting on January 24th, 10:00 AM on the UW-Oshkosh at Fond du Lac campus in room AE 205-206. The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced signup is underway for the PLC and ARC Program election. The FSA offices administer the program signup and have announced […]

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WHBY Interview on Black Business Owners Speak – Podcast

This summer Extension partnered with Fit Oshkosh to interview 48 African American business owners in Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Outagamie, and Brown Counties. Extension’s Diana Hammer of Extension as well as FITOshkosh’s Rajon Hall and Tracey Robertson discuss their findings on Fresh Take with WHBY’s  Josh Dukelow. (40:16) Researching Support for Black Biz-Owners Reporting Names, […]

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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is a national campaign to help end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. It includes a variety of programs designed to teach parents and caregivers of young children, with limited food budgets, to shop for and cook healthy meals. The Fond du Lac/Sheboygan FoodWIse team was selected to […]

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Organizing Your Finances

Ever feel like you’re drowning in paperwork? Think about how you manage money, pay bills, and store documents. What’s working and what isn’t? Keep it Simple A simple system that fits a busy schedule is the one that works best. Do you have a way to: Keep important papers safe? Pay bills on time? Find […]

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Going Solo in Laconia

Three classes at Laconia High School in Rosendale participated in the business simulation game Going Solo. Through the game, in which groups compete in an imaginary jewelry business, students learn pricing, fixed costs, variable costs, contribution margin, and how to cope with elements of chance typical of a real business environment. During the two days, […]

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