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Become a Financial Coach

WalCo Volunteer Financial Coach Position Description General Description: Volunteer Financial Coaches agree to complete the Volunteer Financial Coach Training and provide one-on-one coaching for individuals/families that are seeking to accomplish financial goals. Nature of Position: The volunteer receives 6 hours of training in the financial coach process, basic money management, strategies for dealing with financial […]

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Emerald Ash Borer!

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? You should if you have ever been to a camp, park or trail location in WI and across the United States and Canada. Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive, wood boring beetle. It kills ash trees (Fraxinus spp) by eating the tissues under the bark. […]

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Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Season

June is a critical moment during the year for Gypsy Moth control. In June, gypsy moth caterpillars can be seen on tree trunks, sides of buildings, benches, playground equipment, or any outdoor furniture. The UW-Extension office has already received multiple samples of gypsy moth caterpillars from citizens that are unaware of the problem that they […]

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junio Fit Families Boletín

Es hora de otro boletín mensual de Fit Families. ¡Hace calor afuera! ¡Recuerde mantenerse activo y tener cuidado! No toma mucho tiempo afuera en el sol para calentarse o deshidratarse. Bebe mucha agua para mantenerte hidratado. Si te aburres con agua, siempre puedes hacer una agua fresca con fruta o pepino, menos la azucar. ¡Hay […]

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June Fit Families Newsletter/Farmer’s Market Checks

It’s time for another monthly Fit Families Newsletter. It’s warm outside! Remember to stay active and safe! It does not take a lot of time out there in the sun to get too warm or dehydrated. Drink plenty of water, to stay hydrated. If you get bored with water, you can always make some infused […]

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Who are you with Money?

Who are you with Money? Understand what leads people to make different spending choices is an important step to learning how to manage your money. Each person’s values have a great deal of influence over how they live their life – and how they spend their money. A value is a principle, or what you […]

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All My Money Program

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget.  There’s no […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars (CANCELLED)

The Walworth County UW-Extension series has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize about any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact the closest UW extension office in Janesville or Waukesha for further webinar information.   UW-Extension Rock County 51 S Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Phone: 608-757-5696 Fax: 608-757-5581 Ask for Nick UW-Extension […]

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Upcoming Tractor Safety Course

Get ready for the 2018 summer tractor safety course! WISCONSIN ACT 455 requires any youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of safety training in order to operate a tractor on any public road. This course meets that requirement! Kenosha and Racine UW-Extension is offering this year’s 24 hour program designed to […]

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Natureland and County Parks Cleanup

Walworth County Volunteer Services needs your help! There are parks in Walworth County that you can call hidden gems. Volunteer Services needs help maintaining the parks with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and park improvements. Enjoy the rewarding opportunity to spend some time outdoors at any of these beautiful parks and know that you made […]

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May Fit Families Newsletter/Boletín de Fit Families

The sun is out and so are “Fit Families”! It’s time to get ready for some yummy warm weather treats and activities. Do you know what is really good? Oranges! There is a really delicious recipe for an orange smoothie inside the newsletter. What a special treat! You can also try some crisp, refreshing orange […]

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Get Fit Fest

Get Fit Fest is May 12th from 9-noon at the Elkhorn Middle School. This will be the perfect Fit Families event for your family. Have fun participating in different activities and learn about healthier living. Best of all, it’s FREE! Get Fit Fest Flyer

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2018 Prairie Walk

The 2018 Prairie Walk is right around the corner! There is a very exciting and interesting theme this year. This year’s theme is WETLANDS, WOODLANDS and WILDLIFE. The walk will take place on Century Oaks Farm in Burlington, WI by Dyer Lake. This event will occur rain or shine so dress appropriately for the weather. […]

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