Youth Mental Health First Aider

Monday, September 19th, 2022  8:00am -4:30pm New Glarus Village Hall Community Room  Youth Mental Health First AId is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge […]

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Aging Mastery Program

Build your own personal playbook for aging well. This fun innovative program empowers you to take key steps to improve your well-being, adds stability to your life and strengthen ties to your community. You Will Learn About: Navigating Longer Lives Exercise Sleep Healthy Eating / Hydration Financial Fitness Medication Management Advance Planning Healthy Relationships Falls […]

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weCOPE – Connecting with out Positive Emotions

weCOPE training– Connecting with Positive Emotions Thursdays, August 11th – September 22nd  3:30pm-4:30pm   Connect with the following positive emotions: Emotional Awareness Gratitude Noticing Savoring Mindfulness Positive Reappraisal Self Compassion Acts of Kindness Strengths/Goals Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. This interactive program  helps adults […]

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Say Hello to our new staff at Extension Green County

Sydney Delzer is working as our 2022 Extension Green County Summer Intern. Sydney grew up on her family’s swine farm near South Wayne, and graduated from Black Hawk High School. She is currently pursuing a degree in agriculture education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Growing up, she was involved in everything possible, including sports, FFA, […]

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WeCOPE program coming to Green County this spring

WeCOPE is an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress.  WeCOPE is based on the work of Dr. Judith Moskowitz and has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors in randomized trials.  Dr. Moskowitz’s work is based on the research that even in the context of life stress such as […]

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ADK Sorority Donates to HCE Bookworms Program

Monroe’s Omicron chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) Sorority recently made a generous donation in the amount of $100 to the Wisconsin Bookworms program of Green County Home & Community Education (HCE). Each year, the Bookworms program puts eight brand new books into the hands of each child in Leslie Bundy’s 4K/Head Start class […]

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Friend of Extension – Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle, retiring Green County Clerk was presented with the Friend of Extension award at the recent County Board meeting held on June 9th. This award has been presented annually since 1990 by the Extension Green County University of Wisconsin office to recognize individuals that have been provided outstanding support towards conducting UW-Extension educational programs […]

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Information for Absentee Voting-April 7th

Because of COVID-19, voters are strongly urged to vote absentee for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. How to Request an Absentee Ballot Online Go to https://myvote.wi.gov. Look for the “Vote Absentee” button near the top of the page. On a mobile phone, use the menu button in the upper right corner of the […]

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COVID-19 Food Shopping Guidelines

Do you find yourself needing to tighten your budget during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Do you wonder how to determine the best purchase for your money?  Are you looking for different meal and snack ideas to use? A number of good websites have information posted for our use: Using coupons and looking for the best price […]

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COVID19 – Economic Development Resources

Some businesses have been ordered to close and others have lost revenue or shortened their hours. The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to find information on small business loans from the SBA. […]

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