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Posted on: April 30, 2022

New Kenosha County Center arboretum showcases tree diversity

Terri Ward, Andy Buehler and Samantha Kerkman posing in front of a tree

Extension Kenosha County marked Arbor Day on Friday with the debut of a new feature on the Kenosha County Center grounds, aimed at educating the public about the importance of tree diversity and the many species that can survive and thrive in our climate....

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UW Extension News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Spring break camp, after-school program to support Black youth

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Extension Kenosha County and the Kenosha Public Library are hosting a spring break camp and after-school program to support Black youth in exploring postsecondary education options.

These programs are an outgrowth of Nia: Pathways and Purpose for the Futur...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Youth in Governance, local musicians to host election awareness event

April 2022 Rock the Vote graphic

Kenosha County Youth In Governance students are teaming up with young musicians in our community this Friday to spread awareness of the upcoming election on April 5.

The Rock the Vote event will be held at 7 p.m. this Friday, April 1, at the Kenosha Creati...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Extension Kenosha County, Kenosha Public Library join forces on program for students of color

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is partnering with the Kenosha Public Library to bring the “Nia: Pathways and Purposes for the Future” program to the youth of Kenosha County.

Focusing on eighth-through-12th-grade s...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Youth As Resources grant applications open through March 11

Kenosha County Youth As Resources logo

The next deadline to apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources grant funding for the 2021-’22 granting year is Friday, March 11.

Youth as Resources is a grant-giving organization that funds youth-designed and youth-led community service project...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program 2022 Collection Event is May 7

Vehicles lined up to dispose of items at Kenosha County's Household Hazardous Waste collection ev

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, which will be held on May 7. 

“The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a FREE program and a great opportunity for Keno...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Youth As Resources grant applications open through Jan. 14

Kenosha County Youth As Resources logo

The next deadline to apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources grant funding for the 2021-’22 granting year is Friday, Jan. 14.

Youth as Resources is a grant-giving organization that funds youth-designed and youth-led community service projects that bene...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Youth As Resources grant applications open through Nov. 12

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The next deadline to apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources grant funding for the 2021-’22 granting year is this Friday, Nov. 12.

Youth as Resources is a grant-giving organization that funds youth-designed and youth-led community service pro...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Youth As Resources grant applications open through Oct. 12

The first deadline to apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources grant funding for the 2021-’22 granting year is Oct. 12.

Youth as Resources is a grant-giving organization that funds youth-designed and youth-led community service projects that b...

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UW Extension News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program 2021 Collection Event is May 1

Vehicles lined up to dispose of items at Kenosha County's Household Hazardous Waste collection ev

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, which will hold its Collection Event May 1. 

“The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a FREE pro...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Kenosha/Racine/Walworth Youth Tractor Safety Program marks another successful year

2020 Tractor Safety Program participation

An annual program that teaches teens how to safely operate farm equipment recently wrapped up for 2020, graduating 19 local youth ages 12 to 15.

The Kenosha/Racine/Walworth Youth Tractor Safety Program covers the fundamentals of farm safety, including safe...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

UW-Madison Division of Extension program “The Literacy Link” awarded $21,000 for new books

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A new grant award to UW-Madison Extension aims to increase reading and literacy among children in Kenosha and Racine counties whose parents are involved in the justice system.

UW-Madison Extension’s Literacy Link project was selected to receive a...

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