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Emergency FoodShare Benefits – What You Need To Know

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is issuing Emergency FoodShare supplements to many FoodShare households to help purchase food during the pandemic crisis. As provided for by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, all FoodShare households in Wisconsin will receive the maximum FoodShare benefit. Review this flyer for further information: Emergency FoodShare Benefits – What […]

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The Family Caregivers Coalition in Sheboygan County

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator  The mission of the coalition is identify, recognize, support, and enhance the role of those affected by family caregiving through 1) community outreach, 2) education, 3) peer support, and 4) shared resources in order to help family caregivers thrive. Data for the recent annual report indicated that 275 […]

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Harvest of the Month Program 

Amanda Miller & Janeth Orozco, FoodWIse The state FoodWIse program is developing a statewide Harvest of the month program for elementary schools. Harvest of the Month is a social marketing intervention that encourages kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, specifically those grown in Wisconsin. This program includes the development of promotional materials for school […]

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AGRICULTURE WORKS HARD FOR SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

Mike Ballweg, Agriculture Agent Family-owned farms, food processors, and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity in Sheboygan County while contributing to local income and tax revenues.                       THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR BENEFITS THE ENTIRE COUNTY Sheboygan County is a […]

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4-H Camp Riversite in Hingham

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator and Linda Robson, 4-H Program Educator   4-H Camp Riversite in Hingham, Wisconsin is a 60-acre property owned by the Sheboygan County 4-H Leaders Association. It is a representative jewel of Wisconsin land including deciduous and pine forests, wetland, prairie, and riverfront. The 4-H Camp Riversite Management Committee has […]

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Revisiting Past Questions About Local Zoning

Kevin Struck, Community Development Educator Several town and village clerks have resigned or retired in the past year in the County, and since clerks often also play the role of the local zoning administrator, a lot of the “training” Kevin has done over the past few years in these particular communities has left the building. […]

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4-H Youth and Adult Volunteers Are Still Active and Making a Difference

Sheboygan County 4-H youth and adult volunteers are still active and making a difference in their communities during these challenging times of COVID-19. Through both technology and a little bit of creativity, the youth and volunteer leaders are still keeping in contact.  Almost 45% of the 4-H clubs and committees have met using technology to […]

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Area 15 Human Development Relationships Educators Provide COVID-19 Resources

Jane Jensen, Human Development and Relationship Educator  In response to COVID 19 Jane collaborated with the Human Development Relationships Educators in Area 15 to create bi-weekly messages to share up to date research-based resources with decision-makers, organizations, families, and individuals. New targeted information is highlighted in each bi-weekly message in order to provide residents resources […]

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