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Business On Stage Presents

Business On Stage – October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019~NGLVC~ 6pm-Pizza & Networking, 6:30 pm-Presentation. Business on Stage is a collaboration of UW Extension, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation, Ashland Area Development Corporation, Ashland Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau, Blue Rock and Solstice Outdoors.

For more information contact:

Bayfield Economic Development Corporation . Cole Rabska (715) 685-1210 . info@bayfieldcountyedc.com ~ Ashland Area Development Corporation Betsey Harries at (715) 682-8344, bharries@ashlandareadevelopment.org.

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Oct 7 -11, 2019 Extension Week

2019 Extension Week – Connecting the U to You!

Join us for any of our Extension Week Programs: October 7-11, 2019!
We want to highlight some of the great things Extension does in our community and bring awareness to the wide range of educational and informative programs by hosting Extension Week!  Connecting the University of Wisconsin to You!

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Be part of the village movement! Group of senior citizens

Be a part of the Village Movement!

Join us for a presentation and discussion with Ann Albert, Executive Director of SAIL, a Madison-based non-profit “virtual village”. Part club, part HOA, and part concierge service, “virtual villages” are popping up
everywhere to support older adults wishing to live active lives in their home communities, care for homes and address needs related to aging in place. Let’s get familiar with the village concept, and consider how it might be applied here!

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7 Smart Strategies

7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Job seekers

7 Smart strategies for 50+ job seekers, (You do not have to be over 50 to attend.) Class size is limited so registration is required. Please contact Liz at the Extension Bayfield County office at 715-373-6104 ext 2.

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Basic Budgeting Workshop

Basic Budgeting is a free workshop offering strategies to help individuals plan for household expenses and build savings. Participants will learn to develop a spending and saving plan, discuss goal setting and identify community resources that can help.

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Parents Connect Poster

Parents Connect – Lunch and Learn Webinar

How children cope with feelings can impact everyday behavior as well as long term mental and physical health.  Join the next Parents Connect Online class for tips on helping kids build emotional IQ.
Free – Registration Required, call Extension Ashland County 715-682-7017, or Extension Bayfield County 715-373-6104 or Register online. Parents Connect is a live, interactive online program for parents and caregivers of children age 3-12 from Ashland and Bayfield Counties and surrounding areas.  Join by phone, laptop, or computer.  For connection information register online.

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Extension Bayfield County Highlights – 2018 Annual Report

This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our educators in 2018. The partnerships between Bayfield County and the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension allows resources and information to be delivered to our residents and have an impact on our communities. If you know of an informational or educational need in your community, organization, business or family, please let us be a resource to help address it by contacting our office.  We look forward to serving you in the future.

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Clean Sweep

2019 Clean Sweep Hazardous Waste Collections Schedule

Do you have old, unwanted chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business? Wonder where you can get rid of them? Area residents, farmers, small businesses, governmental units and schools will have an opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous chemicals at a number of Clean Sweep collection events this summer.

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Successful Co-Parenting

Co-parenting families have a unique set of challenges. They also have opportunities to build strengths. For children it may mean adapting to a new family arrangement, moving between households, or living with a single parent or another caregiver.

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Hazelnut Growing and Processing Field Day

Hazelnut Growing & Processing Field Day

Learn the basics of planting, growing and processing hazelnuts as SFA Lake Superior Chapter hosts a field day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday., August 24, 2019 in Bayfield, Wisconsin.

The day begins at 10 a.m. at Seven Ponds Winery, 87380 Betzold Road, Bayfield, Wisconsin, where Jason Fischbach, University Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension agent and hazelnut expert, will lead a tour of the winery’s plantings and discuss techniques for establishment and maintenance of commercial hazelnuts.

The group will caravan to Northland College at noon for lunch. . . Cost is $15 for SFA members and $20 for nonmembers. Lunch included.

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