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Now Hiring: FoodWIse Coordinator

Below you will find the posting for the Portage/Wood County FoodWIse Coordinator position. Please click the link for more information: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=33&JobOpeningId=14791&PostingSeq=1&  

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Raising A Thinking Child

How can you communicate with your 4-7 year old child and get them to respond?
Join us for Raising A Thinking Child, an evidence-based workshop series to help you guide your child to solve common, every day problems through communication.

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2018 Clean Sweep

The 2018 Wood County Clean Sweep will be held on Saturday, September 29th from 8:00am-12:00pm at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. Clean Sweep is a voluntary program for the legal and safe disposal of hazardous wastes from homes, farms and businesses. Hazardous chemicals can cause health, safety or environmental problems. Improperly stored or disposed chemicals can pollute […]

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Creative Arts Day 2.0 will be held Saturday, May 19 at Pittsville Elementary

Creative Arts Day 2.0 will be held on Saturday, May 19, at Pittsville Elementary School. Creative Arts Day 2.0 will include all of the events (including an awards presentation for volunteers and Key Award) that were originally scheduled for Creative Arts Day, with the exception of Demonstrations. Our Demonstration Contest will be held in July. […]

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Creative Arts Day Cancelled

Creative Arts Day 2018 has been CANCELLED.  This includes the volunteer and special member recognition program. We ask that you reach out to anyone who may have been planning to attend to notify them of the cancellations. Laura and Chris carefully monitored National Weather Service and local TV station reports and forecasts as this storm […]

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4-H Annual Awards

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, Wood County 4-H held their annual awards program at Roger’s Cinema in Marshfield. After the awards, attendees were able to stay and watch a movie with their friends and fellow 4-H members and leaders. Congratulations to all of the award winners – both clubs and individuals. It is awesome to […]

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March Lunch & Learn

Each month, Wood County UW-Extension, in conjunction with the Wood County Health Department, Healthy People Wood County and Wisconsin Rapids Community Media collaborate to provide a Lunch & Learn for employees and community members.

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