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Money Smart Week: March 30-April 6, 2019

Banks, community organizations, schools, libraries and many others are joining together to help support financial literacy awareness and education during Money Smart Week – March 30 through April 6. In Washington County, educational programs are available to the public on all facets of financial education, including: Womens Financial Conference at MPTC, West Bend on March […]

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Welcome Amy Mangan-Fischer, new 4-H Program Coordinator for Washington County!

We are pleased to announce that Amy Mangan-Fischer from Jackson, Wisconsin, has accepted the Extension Washington County 4-H Program Coordinator position, effective March 4, 2019. Washington County 4-H has over 700 youth members enrolled in 19 community clubs, with 270 adult volunteers. Amy will provide leadership, guidance and oversight to 4-H in Washington County, fostering […]


Extension Washington County Welcomes Positive Youth Development Extension Educator

Extension Washington County University of Wisconsin-Madison is please to introduce the new Positive Youth Development Extension Educator, Ron Jakubisin. Ron brings an extensive background in prevention education, youth leadership and coalition building in youth development. He will focus on community youth development in both Washington and Fond du Lac Counties. The Positive Youth Development Extension […]

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2018 Credit Report Reminder Campaign Results

The UW-Extension Credit Report Reminder Campaign started in 2013 in Wisconsin to encourage individuals to check their free credit reports three times a year on 2/2, 6/6, and 10/10. The campaign’s website at fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport also provides needed resources to deal with the complexity of credit. This past year, more than 5000 learners visited the Credit […]


Real Colors® Personality Test

Real Colors® is a fun, interactive workshop that will provide you with skills to understand human behavior; skills that are easy to incorporate into everyday life. Since 2014, Paul Roback and Carol Bralich have facilitated workshops to over 800 participants from businesses,


Wash Your Hands, Not Your Poultry (or other meat)

Just in time for the Holidays! This post from the UW-Extension FYI site Safe and Healthy: Preparing and Preserving Food at Home entitled “Wash Your Hands, Not Your Poultry” explains why it is not necessary to wash poultry before cooking. In fact, it may cause illness and spread germs around your kitchen. This post includes […]