Money Smart-Fox Cities Celebration

Join us Tuesday, April 25 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton for the Money Smart Week Celebration. The event will start with a cooking demo and taste test, followed by the financial makeover and scholarship awards and reception. Chef Shelly Platten, a 2016 FVTC Culinary Arts graduate, will provide […]

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What’s the latest on food product dating?

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383 The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A 2013 report from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the National Resource Defense Council estimated that […]

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Appleton’s Mary Harp-Jirschele wins Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Friend of the Family Award

The Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences has awarded Mary Harp-Jirschele as this year’s winner of the Friend of the Family Award. Established in 1984, the award is presented to an individual or organization that has affected policies for families. In order to be eligible an individual or organization needs to be involved at the national or international level in the policy-making process, and their work over time has made significant contributions that affect the well-being of families.

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Dairy Bar Superintendents Needed!!!

Join the Dairy Bar Team and earn some extra money during the fair. In 2017 we will have a REDUCED the menu, SET work hours, and know there will be LESS Stress.We are in need of 4 individuals to work during the Outagamie County Fair week as Dairy Bar Superintendents.

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Wisconsin Bookworms

Wisconsin Bookworms provides early literacy programming for Wisconsin’s children. The Statewide Wisconsin Bookworms project started in 1998 with innovative grant funding. That year 130 volunteers readers read books to 1,375 children in 26 counties. Now each county gets their own funding. Wisconsin Bookworms project is currently in its 18th year statewide, with 545 readers reading books to 5,300 children in 42 counties. In May of 2016, we will have read over 750,000 books to children 3-5 years of age in our statewide program.

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