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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

We have been asked to extend an invite to 4-H volunteers to the upcoming Youth Mental Health Training in Wausau on Monday, March 4th.  The training information can be located here:  https://blogs.extension.wisc.edu/opioids/youth-mental-health-first-aid-extension-regional-trainings/ Registration deadline is coming up in 10 days.  We are limited to the number of participants we can have. What is Youth Mental Health First Aid? […]

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Not in This Neighborhood Program Offered March 6th at Tomahawk School

Parents and community members are encouraged to attend this free program on Wednesday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the Tomahawk High School LMC (enter through Door 6).  Officer Brett Susa, Tomahawk School Resource Officer and Debbie Moellendorf, Positive Youth Development and Health and Well Being Educator with UW-Madison Division of Extension Lincoln County will […]

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Save A Life – Learn About Preventing an Overdose

Healthy Minds for Lincoln County will be hosting an event to help the public learn more about safely and effectively using prescription pain medicines on Tuesday, February 26th from 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Spruce Room at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W Mohawk Drive in Tomahawk.   (Please use the Rehab Entrance on […]

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E-Cigarette PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

This health advisory is being issued by the State and Local Health Officers to inform the public about the alarming statistics on current e-cigarette use among youth in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, current e-cigarette use among Wisconsin high school students increased 154% between 2014 and 2018. In 2014, just under 8% of Wisconsin high school students […]

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Club and/or Project Printouts

With the 4-H Online enrollment system, all club general and project leaders are now able to access their own membership lists.  Club project leaders should have access to seeing all members within your own club that have enrolled in the project you are leading.  If you are the chair of a countywide key committee, you […]

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Where to Find 4-H Information

Often we are asked where can I go to find out about all that 4-H offers.  There are several places … For people who have access to information in an electronic format, we created the Lincoln County 4-H News blog – http://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/lincolncounty4H/ . When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H […]

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4-H Broadcast Emails from 4-H Online

One way the UW-Extension Office has been trying to communicate information to a majority of families in the 4-H Program is through sending emails from the 4-H Online system.  We understand for some, these emails have been pushed to junk email folders. Please add no-reply@4honline.com to your list of email addresses that are ok to […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy

With the arrival of winter we wanted to remind everyone of the policy for the cancellation of Lincoln County 4-H programs (county, club and groups) that was adopted by the Lincoln County 4-H Board of Directors in January 2014. Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy Lincoln County 4-H Programs (county, club and groups) are automatically canceled […]

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Calendar of Events Feature Added

We have added a new feature this Lincoln County 4-H News blog and our  Lincoln County website page called the Calendar of Events.  We will include all county and state 4-H opportunities as well as other Lincoln County UW-Extension opportunities to the best of our abilities.  If you click on an event listed on the calendar, […]

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4-H Board of Directors Sticks to Deadlines

The 4-H Board continues to discuss the importance of deadlines for various 4-H events/activities and other information.  Deadlines are put in place to allow sufficient time for preparations for events/activities and to send communications back out to participants.  The 4-H Board of Directors continues to abide by all deadlines.  Please be sure to read carefully […]

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2019 Summer Camp Counselors – Wanted!

It’s that time of the year to beginning thinking about summer camp!! Yay! If you are a youth 8th grade and older, you are welcome to apply for a counselor or Jr Director position for our newly formed North Central WI Quad County Summer Camp Program. This camp will include Lincoln, Langlade, Price, and Oneida […]

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4-H Communication Contest – Feb 16th

Showcase your communication skills and share your knowledge in a hobby, baking skill, favorite story, or original speech.  Try something new and give the 2019 Lincoln County 4-H Communication Contest a try!  Registration is due Jan. 28, 2019.  See attachment for directions and registration information. Speaking Contest info – Lincoln

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