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Volunteer Opportunity

Quarter Moon Acres Equine Therapy Center is a new facility located just 5 miles West of Amery, WI.  This therapy center is needing a whole lot of volunteers to help special needs individuals have a safe and pleasurable horseback riding program. Each horse/client must have three (3) individuals; 1 to lead (so must have horse […]

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Early Childhood Resource Brochure

If you are a parent of young children and need some resources to help ‘figure’ out your kids then this brochure may be able to help you find the help that you need. The Early Childhood Resources Brochure has it all.

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More Pesticide Applicator Dates

Did you miss the time to come to the pesticide applicator workshop and testing? Well don’t worry there are a couple more around the area that you can participate in: Barron County – 2/4/2015 10am-3:30pm @ Barron County Government center in Barron, WI (715)537-6250 Chippewa County – 1/23/2015; 2/11/2015 & 3/13/2015: Call to find out times […]


2015 4-H Summer Intern Position

Polk County UW-Extension is now hiring for a 4-H Summer Intern. This position is designed to provide assistance to the 4-H Youth Development Educator and other Extension staff during the busy summer months. Summer Interns gain experience for future educational employment while learning more about UW-Extension. For a list of some of the responsibilities, qualifications and […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Registration for this workshop is now available. Please contact Carrie Myers at the ADRC at 877-485-2372 for registration or to learn more about respite care. Space is limited, register early. More information can be found at Powerful Tools for Caregivers Brochure If you have questions about the class please contact Gail Peavey, UW-Extension Family Living […]


‘Nurturing your Nonprofit’ Workshop

Polk County UW-Extension, Northwest Alliance Community Foundation and Amery Area Community Foundation are hosting a series of workshops for area nonprofits. Each session is the 4th Thursday of the month from 1:00pm-4:00pm. To register for the workshops, fill out and print the registration form and send to the address on the form along with the necessary […]

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Family Living Proclamation

 This year, we have the opportunity to spread the word about the work that Family Living is doing in Wisconsin through a new event–Family and Consumer Sciences Day (FCS Day) scheduled for December 3. The event will be celebrated nationally, and in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed (Official Proclamation) Dec. 3 as Family and Consumer Sciences Day […]