When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Wisconsin municipal […]

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Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series : presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Assistant Attorney […]

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Cloth Face Coverings Service Learning Activity Plan

During times of disease outbreak, preventing the accidental spread of a virus protects everyone. All of us can help to prevent the spread by sewing cloth face coverings. The service-learning activity plan from Wisconsin 4-H includes guidance for adults and youth in safe and supportive service learning; step-by-step instructions with photos for how to make […]

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Extension Stay at Home Tips

When our lives are turned upside down, a to-do list can bring a sense of calm and control. University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Specialists and Educators have created Stay at Home Tips on topics ranging from parenting a teen grieving with the loss of school activities, to connecting with isolated family and friends. “Many of us are struggling […]

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E-Learning Opportunities

Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to join us! 3/30, 7:30pm – Caring for Baby Chicks https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/147884926 3/31, 4:00pm – Photography – Beginner Composition https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/308726945 4/1, 3:00pm – […]

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Thinking critically about COVID-19 news and information

by Jennifer Leach Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC It’s dizzying, the amount of information out there about the Coronavirus. You’re dealing with story after story online and through social media, television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines — each with its own take — at all hours of the day and […]

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Navigating COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

The UW-Madison Extension Center for Community & Economic Development has created a resource page to assist small businesses as they navigate and prepare for the spread of COVID-19. Navigating Coronavirus for Small Businesses In addition, the Small Business Administration has provided Extension with the following resources: Economic Injury Disaster Loans FAQ Disaster Loan Assistance:  Federal […]

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Forest County Public Notice

IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELL-BEING OF THOSE WE SERVE AND OUR EMPLOYEES, FOREST COUNTY OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO WALK-IN SERVICES. EMPLOYEES ARE STILL WORKING TO SERVE YOU VIA TELEPHONE OR EMAIL. ONLY URGENT MATTERS SHOULD BE SCHEDULED BY APPOINTMENT. If you do not know the phone number for the […]

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Financial Resources during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is impacting households, communities, and businesses. A new national survey shows that 1 in 5 households in the US have already had their income cut or stopped altogether. UW-Madison Division of Extension continues to gather up-to-date financial information for our communities to utilize during this time. Find COVID-19 financial resources at UW-Madison Extension’s dedicated […]

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