In the Spotlight

Brown County – Margaret Franchino received media attention!

The Imperial Pride Community Garden received various media attention during their ground breaking event.

 Green Lake County – Stuff the Bus Program

VISTA Members Explore Black Hawk Island at Upham Woods

web version of 2015 VISTA

First Mobile Food Pantry in Green Lake County

Alyssa Berndt helped bring the first mobile food pantry to Green Lake. Check out her Success Story and photos.

Iron County UW-Extension featured in Newsletter and Magazine

Iron County UWEX was featured in a number of publications this fall, including UW-Stevens Point’s quarterly land use education newsletter and the Wisconsin Counties Association’s monthly magazine.  For both publications Amy Nosal, Iron County VISTA, provided article content and coordinated with publishers to include input from her Iron County colleagues. Once published, she reformatted the documents into digital formats and shared them with colleagues and community stakeholders via social media like Google+ and Facebook.

Upham Woods in the news

Upham Woods was featured in a newspaper article showing how the campers of their events use technology, provided by a donation from HughesNet, to see more of nature. Lauren Dixon is shown in two of the photos teaching campers how to use the technology kit.

Eau Claire County receives press coverage

Eau Claire County received press coverage on their local television and newspaper for the new community garden site.

 Brown County

incredible edible flyer image

Summer VISTA for Brown County Featured in Newsletter

Brown County’s 4-H CSI Camp was featured in the Brown County Newsletter that goes out to Brown county employees monthly.  Their event was the cover story.

Columbia County VISTA, Megan Evans, Helps out with free lunch program for youths

Megan Evans, an AmeriCorps VISTA for Columbia County, was recognized in the Portage Daily Register for helping out with a free lunch program for youths at the Portage Public Library.

Read the article published in the Portage Daily Register.