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HEALTHY LIVING WITH DIABETES

HEALTHY LIVING WITH DIABETES

What is Healthy Living with Diabetes?             This researched and proven workshop is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes.  The workshop meets for 2½ hours once a week for six weeks.                              Workshop Dates & Locations                                Flyer                       June 2 […]

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Build A Happier, Healthier Kid – Free Community Event

Build A Happier, Healthier Kid – Free Community Event

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT   SATURDAY - MAY 10, 2014 - 9am – 1pm Drawings every half hour for prizes from 9am to 1pm!   9:00 AM   BIG FEET LITTLE FEET FAMILY  FUN RUN/WALK APPROX 1MILE ACTIVITIES Adventure Center l Family Taekwondo l Obstacle Course Bounce House l Fitness Assessments l ZUMBA for Families Book Giveaway l Open Swim — Bring […]

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Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2013

Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2013

Ag land values steady in 1013.  The Center for Dairy Profitablilty has provided Wisconsin Agricultural Land Prices for 2013.  “Weakened commmodity prices and the threat of rising interest rates combined to hold the lid on Wisconsin agricultural land prices in 2013.  While commodity prices have softened in the 2nd half of 2013, the transfer return […]

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Get Prepared for Food Preservation Season

Get Prepared for Food Preservation Season

The summer food preservation season will be here before we know it so it’s a good time to start getting ready. The National Center for Home Food Preservation offers tips for getting equipment ready for the season. A pressure canner is essential for canning low-acid vegetables, meats, fish, and poultry. Two basic types are available. […]

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Bodies, Boundaries, & Sexuality:  A Workshop for Parents

Bodies, Boundaries, & Sexuality: A Workshop for Parents

Bodies, Boundaries, & Sexuality: A Workshop for Parents  This workshop is designed to help parents or children with intellectual or developmental disabilities feel more comfortable and confident addressing sexuality issues that surface in middle, high school and adulthood.  Resources and practical ideas for teaching will be shared.  Parents will learn common ways people with disabilities […]

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Teen Sib Day & Special Guest Speaker/Poet Lisa Helms

Teen Sib Day & Special Guest Speaker/Poet Lisa Helms

Attention Teens who have siblings with disabilities!!  Teen Sib Day & Special Guest Speaker/Poet Lisa Helms Sunday May 18, 2014   Noon – 4 PM Nekoosa Area Senior/ Community Center, 416 Crestview Lane, Nekoosa, WI 54457   Kids ages 13 and older who have siblings with disabilities like Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy or other conditions are […]

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Puberty Workshops – For Pre-Adolescents with Cognitive Disabilities

Puberty Workshops – For Pre-Adolescents with Cognitive Disabilities

Registration for Puberty Workshop 2014 – for Pre-Adolescents with Cognitive Disabilities Sponsored by: Down Syndrome Assoc. WI, PIER, Inc., Gettin’ Down Central WI Inc. with support from Children’s Miracle Network   Saturday, May 31st     4:00-6:00 PM Holiday Inn-Marshfield 750 South Central Avenue Marshfield, WI  54449   Male workshop – $30.00 Female workshop – $30.00 The […]

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2014 Run Walk Schedule for the Wood County area.

2014 Run Walk Schedule for the Wood County area.

Run walk schedule 2014 (3) Jean Rosekrans, RN, BSN Wood County Health Department Riverview Clinic Building – 4th floor 420 Dewey Street PO Box 8080 Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495 Phone: 715-421-8925 Fax: 715-421-8962 Email: jrosekrans@co.wood.wi.us   ****************************** The mission of the Wood County Health Department is to maximize the quality of life across the lifespan […]

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Lunch and Learn – Planning for a Successful Gardening Year

Lunch and Learn – Planning for a Successful Gardening Year

The archive of yesterday’s webinar is now posted: http://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/webinars/  Also, Mike mentioned several publications that might be of interest: Cover crops for the home garden by John Hendrickson and Jim Stute http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3933-02.pdf Mulches for home gardens and plantings      http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3383.pdf The Vegetable Garden by Helen Harrison (includes a planting guide!) http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A1989.pdf  • Q&A on May 7 http://fyi.uwex.edu/peopleplants/2014/03/28/community-garden-question-answer/ Thanks […]

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Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2013 is Available!!

Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2013 is Available!!

The Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2013 is now available!  As part of an on-going cooperative arrangement with the agriculture industry, NASS-Wisconsin Field Office (WI FO) conducts a Custom Rates Survey every three years.  This 2013 summary is a result of a mail survey which collected rates paid by farmers for custom work performed in 2013.  The […]

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Food News Flash – April, 2014

Food News Flash – April, 2014

    April Food News Flash - With a little planning, meal times can be less stressfull, save time and money, and include better nutrition for you family.

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Food News Flash – March 2014

Food News Flash – March 2014

      In this month’s Food News Flash is information on Helping Kids Make Healthier Food Choices at School (or preschool, childcare).

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