Starting Your Nonprofit

***BEFORE TAKING THESE STEPS, it is important to think about whether incorporating as a nonprofit is the best choice in your group’s situation. For example, there are times when working with another fiscal agent, collaborating with an existing organization, or remaining an informal group are better options. Extension staff can talk with you and work […]

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Tracy K

Welcome to our New 4-H Program Coordinator

Hello! My name is Tracy Keifenheim, and I am the new Extension 4-H Coordinator for Fond du Lac County. I was previously the School Age Director for the Kettle Moraine YMCA. I live in West Bend with my husband, and two Black Labs Raven and Phoenix. When I am not at work you can find […]

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Xtreme Air TLA

4-H Family Times June 2019 Newsletter

Highlights in the June Family Times 4-H Newsletter:  Welcome Tracy, new 4-H Program Coordinator; Dairy Promotion; Area Animal Science Days; Cat Project Meeting; Art Contest; Shooting Sports; Pallet Art Contest at County Fair

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Farm Women Need Time to Connect and Network

Farm women need time to connect and network with others who wear the same, many hats they do, and face the same daily experiences and challenges.  Extension Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Calumet, Sheboygan, Ozaukee & Washington Counties once again hosted the annual “Heart of the Farm” Farm Women’s Conference at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center.  The […]

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Grocery Store Shopping

Grocery Store Tours: A FoodWIse, Festival Foods and WIC Partnership

FoodWIse has a new partnership with WIC and Festival Foods, conducting grocery store tours to the WIC Fit Families participants. Melanie Phillips, FoodWIse Nutrition Educator, conducted two grocery store tours at the Fond du Lac Festival Foods, in which 7 participants attended. Phillips took participants around the store and highlighted key shopping tips, such as […]

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Laconia students

Going Solo Business Simulation at Laconia High School

Diana Hammer, Communities Extension Educator, taught two rounds of Going Solo Business Simulation to 66 students at Laconia High School in Rosendale. The game teaches pricing, fixed costs, variable costs, and adds an element of chance to recreate a real-life business environment.

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Green Valley 4-H Bingo 2019

4-H Family Times May Newsletter

Highlights in the 4-H Newsletter May 2019 include:  Foods Revue, June Dairy Days, 4-H Hall of Fame, Small Animal Project, YQCA Certification, Animal Science Days, Shooting Sports, County Fair  

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4-H Family Times April Newsletter

Highlights in the April Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  TLA Family Game Night, Spring 4-H Leaders Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, College Scholarships, Small Animal Fun Day, Swine Self ID, Sheep & Meat Goat Weigh In, Fashion Revue

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