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Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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March – April 4-H Family Newsletter

In celebration of this year’s Wisconsin 4-H Centennial, we are sifting through some old photo’s in the Bayfield County Extension office. Bayfield County 4-H has a rich inter-generational presence that has improved the lives of thousands of youth in our communities over the years. The 4-H Leaders Association is starting to gather old photos that will be displayed at the Bayfield County Fair in August. If you have a photo you would like to submit, let us know and we can scan it and give it back to you.

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January-February 4-H Family Newsletter

This will be a special year in Bayfield County 4-H as we celebrate 120 years of the Bayfield County Fair and 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin. One of the things we’d like to do this year is connect our youth with some of their elders through storytelling and sharing.

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November-December 4-H Family Newsletter

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development will spend 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world.

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October 4-H Family Newsletter

This year, the National Science Experiment, 4-H Maps & Apps, turns young people into geospatial thinkers as they design and map their ideal park, use GIS mapping to solve community problems and contribute data about their community to the United State Geological Survey. Tessah Wickus, our AmericorpsVista Volunteer, has all the materials to lead this experiment. If you are interested in this opportunity, call the office and set up a time for her to visit your 4-H club.

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August 4-H Family Newsletter

On April 27th the Bayfield County 4-H Cultural Arts Festival was held at the Drummond High School. This annual display of the artistic talents of 4-H members is highlighted on pages 3-4 of the newsletter. A special thanks goes out to the dedicated 4-H leaders and parents who support this important experience for 4-H members.

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March – April 4-H Family Newsletter

The Bayfield County 4-H Cultural Arts Festival will take place Saturday, April 27 at the Drummond High School. This annual 4-H event showcases the rich artistic talents of Bayfield County 4-H members and leaders. All 4-H members are encouraged to participate regardless of whether you have enrolled in a Cultural Arts related project.

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January – February 4-H Family Newsletter

January is a great time to get a good start with your 4-H projects and avoid the last minute “it’s almost fair time – too much to do!” blues. Start by setting some goals and writing them down on your project record sheets. If you start your record book now, you’ll be way ahead in August when it’s time to turn them in!

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