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Dairy Impact January 2023

Development and planning for in-person CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Operations) Update Meeting series for WPDES (WI Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permitted farms, crop and dairy managers, agriculture engineers, crop consultants, agronomists, professional and on-farm nutrient applicators, government agency personnel, and other interested individuals in collaboration with WI DNR (Department of Natural Resources). The goal of […]

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4-H Impact January 2023

Led a meeting to support an individual volunteer through challenging interpersonal situations and group dynamics while serving in their role on a committee providing educational opportunities for youth. Provided ongoing communication, follow-up, and tracking for enrolled volunteers to ensure compliance with UW-Madison’s required training outcomes including understanding sexual misconduct, mandatory reporting expectations, program policies, and […]

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Positive Youth Development Impact January 2023

Positive Youth Development Educator Lisa Sanderson collaborated with UW Extension Professor Debbie Moelledorf to provide information about Raise Your Voice, mental health advocacy groups for youth, to local mental health providers including staff from United Way/PATH (Providing Access to Healing) director Brianna Heusterberg, Mental Health America youth outreach staff Keegan Rhynas. Debbie has decades of […]

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Forward Services Corporation

Forward Services Corporation is an organization that provides W-2 (Wisconsin Works) and FSET (Food Share Employment Training) with a variety of career services. Employment specialists/caseworkers specialize in assisting participants with job skills training, professional development and education, interview skills, resume building, and life skills. They help address some of the barriers to employment, including language, […]

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Community Development Impact January 2023

Kevin was invited to a town plan commission meeting and asked to provide guidance on six agenda items. Topics included: • conditional uses in business districts • irregularly shaped properties (“flag lots”) • legality of outlots • difference between lot frontage and lot width • expansion options for a nonconforming structure • possible land division […]

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Dairy Impact September 2022

Planning for a bilingual dairy workers newsletter for on-farm dairy employees in collaboration with Language Access and Office of Access, Inclusion, and Compliance. The goal of this effort is provide a dairy resource to an underserved audience in order for them to gain new knowledge and best management practices to incorporate on the farm to […]

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4-H Impact September 2022

The Sheboygan County Fair brings thousands of people and hundreds of 4-H members and families together to showcase their project work and 4-H learning to the community and beyond. It is the premiere event where belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity of our youth come together. This year Sheboygan COunty fair was by far a high […]

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Positive youth Development Impact September 2022

Positive Youth Development Educator Lisa Sanderson is building a new partnership to gain youth input regarding career, health and belonging concerns on which to base programming. “Swag Bags for Surveys”, inspired by Public Safety Specialist Santino Laster’s outreach to youth at Mead Library, offers a bag of nutritious shelf-stable snacks and toiletries in a meal […]

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Small Steps Fruit and Vegetable Rx Program

According to the 2020 Sheboygan County health assessment, 60% of survey respondents consumed at least two servings of fruit in an average day, while only 28% of survey respondents consumed at least three servings of vegetables in an average day. The goal is to increase the fruit and vegetable intake of Sheboygan County residents, which […]

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