StrongBodies in Manitowoc Centers Hmong Elders to Strengthen Selves & Community

Written by Christine HolmPosted on May 31, 2023 In Manitowoc County, bilingual StrongBodies classes support Hmong and Southeast Asian elders as they stay active, build and maintain social connections. Facilitated by educators in the SNAP-Ed funded FoodWIse program, StrongBodies is a strength-training series that engages seniors to maintain functional movement alongside nutrition education. Working in regular partnership […]

Rent Smart-Taught by Extension Educators

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! Rent Smart is designed for people with little or no rental experience or those that have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.What you will learn:– Planning for and meeting monthly expenses– Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing– How to complete an application and why landlords screen […]

Gardening With Purpose-Free Online Programs

Join UW-Madison Extension Horticulture for these FREE online programs to start your gardening season. Learn how to grow hydrangeas and support birds and pollinators in your area. The webinars are free but you must register here,  An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, […]

Harvestable Buffer Planting Pop-Up Field Day

Manitowoc County SWCD and Riverside Dairy are hosting a Harvestable Buffer Planting Pop-Up Field Day this Thursday, May 18th from 11:00am-12:00pm, just north of Cato Falls. Stop on out anytime. This is informal.  If you’re considering installing a Harvestable Buffer and want more information about the SWCD program, this is a good opportunity to speak […]

WI Celebrates Pollinator Week June 19-25

Calling all artists! As part of Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week, we want you to put your creativity to the test by designing a butterfly and telling us about it! Winning entries will receive prizes from Extension 4-H and have your original art displayed on the UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture and 4-H webpages, social media […]

Silent Auction Donations Needed for Scholarship Endowment Fund

The Scholarship Endowment Fund will again be holding a Silent Auction during the Manitowoc County Fair to raise money for the 4-H Scholarships. It would be great if each club would donate something for this auction.  Also, you don’t need to be a 4-H Club Member as anyone can donate something if they would like to.  We […]

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