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Wood County 4-H Centennial Celebration

Wood County 4-H is celebrating 100 years! In honor of the centennial, we are asking for your help to give back to our communities with a special pair of blood drives. Tuesday, October 5th 9:30am – 2:30pm River Block Auditorium  |  111 W. Jackson Street  |  Wisconsin Rapids Sign up for an appointment at: bit.ly/4HDay1 […]

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Encouraging Financial Conversations

Designed for case managers, social workers and other frontline workers, Encouraging Financial Conversations will help participants learn how to address important financial topics with their clients. Register today at https://bit.ly/2Tf5xZd

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Pressure Canner Testing

Your Extension Wood County office offers FREE pressure canning testing for dial gauge canners. To learn more about the types of canners, click here.
Call 715-421-8437 or email familyliving@co.wood.wi.us to schedule your appointment!

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Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Extension is holding a number of FREE Mental Health First Aid Trainings in the upcoming months. Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training will give you the skills you need to reach out an provide initial support to someone […]

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Wood County Rural Economic Development Plan

Over the last year and a half, Community Development Educator, Nancy Turyk, worked with Wood County staff and supervisors along with numerous county organizations and individuals to develop Wood County’s first-ever Economic Development Plan. After unanimous approval by the Wood County Board in early April, the Economic Development Plan will now act as a guiding […]

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2021 Growing Friends Community Garden Application

If you are interested in a garden plot at the Growing Friends Community Garden, please see the application linked below. 2021 Growing Friends Community Garden Application Rules and Regulations Hold Harmless Agreement Send completed application, Hold Harmless Agreement, and signed rules agreement to: Community Garden First Congregational Church 311 2nd Street South Wisconsin Rapids, WI […]

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