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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Positive Youth Development Impact August 2022

Sheboygan United, a community partnership of UW Madison Division of Extension -Sheboygan’s Positive Youth Development Educator with Partners for Community Development, Sheboygan County, Safe Harbor, the Aging and Disability Resource Center, and the Department of Health, convened our third resource fair at the Hmong Summer Festival. Most of our participating organizations were able to provide […]

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4-H Impact August 2022

Advised key adult 4-H Volunteers in the development and editing of their policies and bylaws to ensure their organization reflects best youth development practices. An overnight program for youth grades 7 and up in the Horse and Pony Project where youth participated in several educational clinics to learn horsemanship skills and gain equine knowledge. The […]

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Community Development Impact August 2022

To obtain input regarding municipal issues, the City of Sheboygan Falls partnered with Kevin to create an online opinion survey that was made available to 4,208 residents, landowners, and business owners. (Paper copies were available for those who preferred that option.) Together, online and paper surveys totaled 403 — a response rate of 10% and […]

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Dairy Impact August 2022

A carcass show for livestock and dairy youth, where they learned about meat quality assurance and meat production. This effort is designed to teach youth how their dairy-beef, beef, and/or swine project fits into real-world agriculture, improving farm business viability while protecting food safety. Planning and development of a series of short videos for dairy […]

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Positive Youth Development July 2022

Expansion of PYDE’s community partnership Sheboygan United continues to lead to new opportunities for Extension outreach and youth programming. Sheboygan United will invite staff from the Aging Disability Resource Center to join our leadership team so that we can be mindful of access issues and resource gaps for disabled and senior individuals as we plan […]

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Human Development and Relationships Impact July 2022

Along with other Extension Educators, Jane co-facilitated a second Planning AHEAD series for residents in May/June, 2022. Planning AHEAD is a series of seven sessions for adults 18 & older where they learn about end-of-life decision making tasks including health care wishes, financial responsibilities, legal requirements and documentation, estate planning, distribution of personal property, end-of-life […]

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FoodWIse Impact July 2022

A series of fruit and vegetable publications for farmers market customers. These publications promote buying fresh produce and help customers better understand how to select, prepare, and store specific produce items. Distribution of e-newsletter for Sheboygan County residents to learn about food preservation and food safety. The goal is to help home canners use current […]

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4-H Impact July 2022

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator Sheboygan County 4-H Base Camp took place July 10-13th at Upham Woods in Wisconsin Dells. We had 36 campers, 14 youth staff, and 8 adult staff. The camp ran smoothly and although we had young staff, they were mature, prepared, and had a great time with the younger youth. […]

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