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2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

We are excited to share our 2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors with you! This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2019 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, Family Living, Nutrition Education, and  Agriculture/Horticulture.

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Zoom – Connecting Colleagues and Continuing Programming During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Extension Iron County educators and staff have been adjusting to working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to video conferencing tools, like Zoom, they are able to meet and work together productively “face-to-face” when meeting in-person isn’t possible. Another positive is that they are able to use Zoom to continue programming and outreach in the community. To learn more, continue reading.

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Extension Iron County – Limited Office Capacity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Extension Iron County office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Iron County Extension educators must follow UW-Madison protocol and have been advised to start working remotely. The Iron County Courthouse (and all Iron County Buildings) are currently open, but public visitation to all non-essential offices is currently suspended until further notice. For more information, please continue reading.

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2019 FoodWIse Reports Show Impact in and around Iron County

FoodWIse is a federally funded statewide by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). If you would like to learn how this program impacts Iron County and the rest of Wisconsin, continue reading!

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Camp Staff Applications Due – February 28, 2020

Iron County Summer Youth Camp will take place July 13-17 this year. All potential staff must complete the application page, submit a resume and cover letter and have two non-family members complete the reference forms. The deadline for the applications is set for Friday, February 28, 2020.

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2019 FoodWIse Annual Report – Iron County

We are excited to share our 2-page FoodWIse Annual Report, which highlights the programming that FoodWIse Nutrition Educator, Deborah Leonard and FoodWIse Nutrition Coordinator, Stephanie Bakker provided to Iron County residents this past year.

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Hygge Hike – FREE Community Snowshoe Hike

NICER-Northern Iron County Engaged Residents, Extension Iron County, Hurley Area Chamber and community volunteers are organizing the 2nd annual Hygge [Hoo-ga] Hike! This family friendly snow shoe hike also includes a chili cook off. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 29!

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2020 Iron County Summer Youth Camp Sponsor Information

We recently mailed the 2020 Iron County Summer Youth Camp Sponsor letters to businesses and individuals in our community. We couldn’t offer this experience to our youth without community support. Any amount you can give is very much appreciated and will be used to enhance the camp experience for our youth. Thank you to everyone who supports our youth programs.

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