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StrongBodies Winter Classes in Forest County

StrongBodies is a strength training for anyone desiring to slow down the bone and muscle loss process. Women and men of all ages and abilities are welcome. Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility, and balance activities. Learn more about StrongBodies here: https://healthyliving.extension.wisc.edu/programs/strongbodies/ Current Forest County StrongBodies Classes: Forest County Winter StrongBodies Classes           Where:  […]

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Mental Health First Aid training opportunities for rural communities

UW-Madison Division of Extension is currently offering free Mental Health First Aid training to rural communities as part of the Health and Well-Being Institute’s Wisconsin Rural Opioid and Stimulant Engagement project funded by SAMSA. Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness […]

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Dairy Goat Assocation Share-A-Kid Promotion

Each year, the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association promotes interest in dairy goats in our state. One of the ways we encourage our young people in this aspect of agriculture is through our Share-a-Kid Program. We award an average of 4 to 6 dairy goat kids to young people across the state each year. This is […]

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Discover 4-H Project Boxes

January and February 2023 Virtual Learning Community Take & Learn Boxes Great news!  Forest County 4-H is participating in Wisconsin 4-H’s Virtual Learning Community in January and February 2023.  This opportunity is available to all Forest County youth in grades K-2 or grades 3-6.   Participants will receive in the mail their own Discover 4-H Project […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Art Contest

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation has kicked off a contest that challenges all 4-H members to explore their creativity. The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will sponsor the art contest, open to any current Wisconsin 4-H member, with cash prizes totaling nearly $1,000. The contest will be held virtually, with photos of all entries submitted electronically. Entries will […]

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Crandon Mainstreet’s Santa Scavenger Hunt and Trivia Game

Forest County 4-H is inviting area youth and families to participate in Crandon Mainstreet’s Santa Scavenger Hunt and Trivia Game as part of Christmas on Main Street scheduled for Friday, December 2nd. The scavenger hunt highlights various businesses and organizations that are participating in this annual holiday event.  Access to a smart phone and the GooseChase […]

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Enroll in Forest County 4-H!

Are you ready to enroll in Forest County 4-H?  As an enrolled 4-H member, you are eligible to participate in local, regional, and state 4-H experiences. Download the Wisconsin 4-H Program and Educational Experience booklet to learn more! Enroll here or contact Michelle at michelle.gobert@wisc.edu for more information.  

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Northwoods Clovers October 4-H Meeting

The Northwoods Clovers 4-H Club will meet on Monday, October 17th at a new location— the Laona Community Building — beginning at 5:00 p.m.  We will be making pumpkin slime and creating a Halloween woodwork project.  Registration for this program is REQUIRED to allow us to purchase supplies beforehand.  Please register here.  New members are […]

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Forest County Broadband Committee Hiring a Digital Navigator

The Digital Navigator provides individualized or small group assistance to community members who need affordable home internet service, affordable internet-capable devices, and/or coaching in introductory digital skills in order to become effective home internet users. This assistance may be provided in-person or by voice telephone, email, text, video chat, and other communication methods that work […]

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Argonne Community Club : Emergency Preparedness Night

Forest County 4-H meets the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Argonne Town Hall.  Each month will focus on a 4-H hands-on activity for youth and families to learn together.  Registration is required so we can plan our materials accordingly. Register here or call/text Michelle at 715-889-1097. On Thursday, […]

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