How to make a winter survival kit

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, December 21, 2012 0 comments

Wisconsin Emergency Management encourages everyone to carry a winter survival kit in their car. In an emergency, it could save your life and the lives of your passengers.

Here is what you need
» shovel
» windshield scraper and small broom
» flashlight with extra batteries
» battery-powered radio
» water
» snack food including energy bars
» raisins and mini candy bars
» matches and small candles
[...]





If you
are in need of urgent care this holiday season, rest assured that Mile Bluff
Medical Center’s services are available to you.  The Urgent Care Department will be open from 9
am to 9 pm on Christmas
Day and New Year’s Day.




If it’s emergency care you’re in
need of, Mile Bluff’s emergency room is staffed with a physician 24 hours a
day, so there’s no need to worry.  If you
have an
[...]



City of Mauston, Juneau County has issued a snow emergency
for the City of Mauston. This means there is NO on-street parking in the City
of Mauston from 6 a.m. Thursday morning until noon Saturday. On street vehicle
may be towed at the owners expense and citations may be issued.



For full details, view this message
on the web
[...]



JUNEAU COUNTY has an important message for the community!

DUE TO THE DANGEROUS WINTER STORM THE JUNEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE AND ANNEX WILL
BE CLOSED TODAY 12/20/2012.



For full details, view this message
on the web.
[...]



Most communities in Wood County have declared a Snow
Emergency which means that if you leave your vehicle parked on the street it
will be towed away. This is necessary for the safe operation of the snow
clearing equipment so they can stay ahead of the storm and keep things as clear
as possible for us.

When clearing snow at your home consider the health risks before you get out
there and grab
[...]







The City of Wisconsin Rapids has declared a Snow Emergency for the entire city.
No parking will be allowed on city streets from 3:00 AM Thursday December 20,
2012 until 12:00 PM Friday December 21, 2012.

Vehicles in violation of the Snow Emergency will be ticketed and towed at the
owner’s expense. All odd/even parking is suspended during the Snow Emergency.



For full details, view this
[...]



National Weather Service has issued a BLIZZARD WARNING for
JUNEAU CTY and surrounding areas until Midnight Thursday.

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. DO NOT TRAVEL. If
you must travel...
[...]



To find out information about school and other closures,
parking restrictions because of snow emergencies and other non emergent
information please call United Way's 211 not the Dispatch Center.

■United Way's 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, completely confidential telephone
number that connects people with important community services and volunteer
opportunities 24 hours a day and seven days a
[...]




A STORM SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP
NEAR THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE TODAY THEN TRACK NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY EVENING. THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS TO A LARGE PORTION OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. THE TRAVEL IMPACTS GENERATED BY THE STORM WILL LIKELY
LINGER INTO FRIDAY.

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY ACROSS
[...]




Advisory: Blizzard Warning in effect for
Adams County area thru 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.





DEVELOPING BLIZZARD TO BEGIN TONIGHT... .BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP FROM CENTRAL WISCONSIN INTO EASTERN IOWA TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW. HEAVY
SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING WITH WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 25 TO 40 MPH
TOMORROW MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL FROM CENTRAL
[...]

January Events - Mile Bluff Medical Center

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, December 17, 2012 0 comments





SUPPORT GROUPS


AL-ANON
GROUP -
For more information, call 608-562-5611.


                
·         
Mondays, 7 pm, Mile Bluff Medical Center in
Mauston


 


AA GROUP - For more information, call 608-847-6878, or
call the AA Hotline at 608-222-8989.


Meetings take place at Mile Bluff
Medical Center in Mauston, and are closed with no smoking.


                
·         
Mondays, 7:30 pm
[...]






[...]



The Wood County Health Department will be offering FREE flu
vaccinations for children ages 6 months-18 years TOMORROW, Friday, December 14
from 8:30am-4:00pm. Appointments are required. Please call 715-421-8911 or
715-387-8646 for an appointment. The clinic will be held at the Wisconsin
Rapids office location on the 4th floor of the East Medical Building connected
to Riverview Hospital.

It
[...]

Upcoming Events - Wisconsin Rapids

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, December 11, 2012 0 comments


Christmas for Kids – “God’s Greatest Gift – Jesus!”
Website


Tuesday, December 11, 2012 – Tuesday, December 11, 2012

6pm -7:30pm

St. Paul's Lutheran Church 311 14th Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
Children ages 2 through 4th grade are welcome to join us as we celebrate Jesus – God’s Greatest Gift! Hear the story of the first Christmas. Complete crafts to keep and to give as a gift.
[...]


In Our Hearts Forever, a grief support group for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, will skip its regular monthly meeting in January, as it would have taken place on New Year's Day.In Our Hearts Forever offers support during a difficult time. The group consists of people who have suffered the same losses and wish to encourage and comfort one another.During
[...]









This week...



Tuesday, December 11 - The Adams-Friendship FFA will be holding a Teddy Bear Toss
during half-time of the Adams-Friendship Lady Green Devil Varsity Basketball
game.  Chapter members are asking that the audience throw out a new
stuffed animal onto the court or set a new toy, game, doll, etc on the court
for FFA members to collect.  These donated items will
[...]





Receive
free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors
are for developing heart disease and diabetes by reserving your space at the
upcoming health fair being held at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center in
Wisconsin Dells.




In
addition to these services, you will have the opportunity to receive a free
hearing test; and cholesterol screenings will be
[...]






            The staff members of the Urgent Care
Department at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston are trained to treat colds,
the flue and fevers, as well as ailments such as cuts, scrapes, minor
lacerations, sprains, strains, skin rashes, bladder infections and other minor
aches and pains.




            If you are in need of urgent care
this holiday season, rest assured that Mile Bluff
[...]

Nixle Communication Service Now Available in Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, December 6, 2012 0 comments


County of Adams, Wisconsin – The Adams County
Sheriff’s Office is launching a new Community Information Service designed to
deliver important and timely information to residents in our area using the
latest technology.


This service, created by Nixle, LLC delivers
trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event
notifications by web, e-mail, and cell phone.
[...]





THE AMERICAN
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS


Get hooked
on saving lives. Make a life saving decision to give blood when the American
Red Cross Bloodmobile visits. For more information call Pat Mrotek at 743-3722.


 
Owen-Withee

Thursday,
December 27, 2012


12:30 pm –
5:30 pm


Clark County
Health Care Center




 
Greenwood


Friday,
January 4,
[...]



As a parent,
questions continually come up about how to best raise your children.  To assist you during the first year of your
baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the Hand-in-Hand parenting program.  It is designed to help provide you with
answers for dealing with some of the most common situations that arise during
your child’s first 12 months of life.




 
On Monday, December 10, the Hand-in-Hand
[...]

PIER Events - December

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments





See Below for some Central WI
Highlights-




Please go to: http://www.pierwi.info/activities-calendar.html  
to check out activities and of course




PIER's Newsletter  - for a
more inclusive listing of - educational/networking opportunities and of 
course highlights of " What's New"  http://www.pierwi.info/pier-newsletter.html




 




For
those of us who struggle with:




[...]



Receive
free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors
are for developing heart disease and diabetes by reserving your space at the
upcoming health fair being held at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.



In
addition to these services, you will have the opportunity to receive a free
hearing test; and cholesterol screenings will be available for a small fee.


[...]

Wisconsin’s influenza season started early this year and the
number of reported cases is significantly higher than last year at this time.
Statewide the vaccine supply is good and the Center for Disease Control states
everyone age 6 months and older should be vaccinated. Adults should seek flu
vaccine from their provider or pharmacy.

The Wood County
Health Department is offering an additional
[...]

Mile Bluff Medical Center December Events

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, November 21, 2012 0 comments





SUPPORT GROUPS


GRIEF
SUPPORT GROUP - For more
information, call 608-847-1285.


This
group offers support services to families and individuals who are coping with
the death of a loved one. 


·         
Thursday, December 13, 7 pm, Mile Bluff
Medical Center in Mauston


 


AL-ANON
GROUP -
For more information, call 608-562-5611.


                
·         
Mondays, 7 pm, Mile Bluff
[...]



If you
are in need of urgent care this Thanksgiving, rest assured that Mile Bluff
Medical Center’s services are available to you. 
The Urgent Care Department will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on the
holiday, and from 4 to 11 pm on Friday, November 23. 


If it’s emergency care you’re in
need of, Mile Bluff’s emergency room is staffed with a physician 24 hours a
day, so there’s no need to worry. 
[...]



In
order to lead a healthy lifestyle in hopes to live a longer life, it’s
important to take control of your health. 
Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease, diabetes and
hearing loss can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood
pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few more
years to your
[...]









This week...


Sign up for the Annual
Home for the Holidays Lighted Parade starting at dusk (4:30)
on Saturday, November 24.  Call Heidi at the Chamber to sign up
608-339-6997.

 

Wednesday, November 21 - The Adams County
Library will be showing a free
movie "Brave" at 1 PM.  

 

Thursday, November 22 -  Move Your Feet Before You Eat!
Join the ACRC on Thanksgiving
[...]


































Looking for
some Elves to help with some Christmas Cheer this Saturday!





























Volunteers Needed!

We're
[...]

Classes offered to expectant parents

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, November 14, 2012 0 comments


 

Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center invites people with diabetes to learn more about good heart health by attending the "Diabetes & Your Heart" workshop."Diabetes & Your Heart" will be held Wednesday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center, 1041 Hill Street, Wisconsin Rapids.Those attending "Diabetes & Your Heart" will learn about lipid panels, fat,
[...]


People with diabetes face unique weight control challenges. Often, weight control programs don't accommodate these specific challenges.Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center invites people with diabetes who wish to better control their weight to attend the "Diabetes & Weight Control" workshop. The workshop includes dietary assessment and instruction designed especially for people with diabetes.
[...]





            If you are the caregiver or a family
member of a child living with autism, you are no stranger to the fact that the
disorder presents a number of challenges. 





            If you would like to meet other
families who are going through similar situations, attend the next autism
support group meeting Tuesday, November 13 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in
Mauston.  This group is
[...]





Throughout the year, Mile Bluff Medical
Center hosts a number of community blood drives.  The events are a partnership between the medical
center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin - the sole supplier of blood products
to Mile Bluff. 




Join your friends, family, co-workers
and neighbors, and do your part to help save lives by coming to the next blood drive at Mile Bluff.  The event is
[...]



Residents of Juneau and Adams counties are
encouraged to honor the memory of a loved one during a special holiday event at
Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. 
The Hospice Touch Love Light ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 25
at 6:30 pm, and is open to anyone who is looking for support as they deal with
the absence of a loved one who has passed away.




The Love Light program begins
[...]





Receive free blood pressure and blood
sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart
disease and diabetes by reserving your space at the upcoming health fair being
held at Mile Bluff - Necedah Family Medical Center.




In addition to these services, you will
have the opportunity to receive a free hearing test; and cholesterol screenings
will be available for a
[...]

PIER Events - November

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments





11/6/12 An Option in finding and maintaining Personal Care/Child care and Respite Care
Providers
6:30-8pm Msfld Library - 211 E. Second Street
Do you have difficulty finding someone to provide personal care or
respite care for your individual with: Developmental, Learning, Physical,
Cognitive, Medical and/or Mental Health
DisAbilities/Issues?(This includes those of you with parents or
[...]

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, November 2, 2012 0 comments




Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday as we “fall back” and
set clocks back one hour. This is also a great time to check the things that
keep us safe and ready for emergencies. ReadyWisconsin urges you to check these
items:

Smoke Detectors- Check and replace batteries if needed and make sure the
devices around your house are working properly. The U.S. Consumer Products
Safety Commission
[...]

Early Childhood Screenings to be held Nov. 7

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, October 31, 2012 0 comments





If you have young children,
you likely have questions about their development.




 




By registering for the early
childhood screening day at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, you will be
able to have some of those questions answered.  The screening event is taking place on Wednesday,
November 7, and all children ages birth through five are encouraged to attend.  While kids complete
[...]

Red Cross Blood Drives - Clark County

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, October 30, 2012 0 comments





Greenwood


Wednesday, October 31, 2012


9:00 am – 2:00 pm


Greenwood High School, East
Gym Neillsville


 


Neillsville


Monday, November 12, 2012


11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Neillsville American Legion Post 73


 


Thorp


Tuesday, November 13, 2012


12:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Thorp Fire Hall


 


Loyal


Tuesday, November 20, 2012


12:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Loyal American Legion
[...]






[...]



           In order to lead a healthy lifestyle in
hopes to live a longer life, it’s important to take control of your
health.  Knowing your specific risks for
developing heart disease, diabetes and hearing loss can help you be proactive
in making healthier life choices. 
Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those
under control, may even help to add a few more
[...]




Learn more about hearing aid technology November 14 in
Friendship




There are about 4.5 million American adults between the ages
of 50 and 59 who have hearing loss; and only about four percent of them are utilizing
hearing devices for assistance.




“Many of these individuals are still working, and even minor
hearing loss can impact their job performance” said Mile Bluff audiologist, Ann
[...]



            Autism is defined as ‘a complex, developmental disability
that typically appears during the first three years of life, and impacts a
person’s ability to communicate and interact with others.’  It is considered a spectrum disorder, meaning
that it affects individuals in different ways and to varying degrees.  With one in every 88 births in the United
States being diagnosed with
[...]



New parents are
continually learning about how to raise a child, and questions may arise as
parents undertake this new life venture.




What
should I do if my child is choking?




How
should I handle all of the advice I’m given about raising my baby?




How can
baby sign-language work for me?




 




To assist you
during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the
[...]





If you are expecting a child and are
interested in seeing what birth options are available to parents and babies
locally, Mile Bluff Medical Center invites you to take a tour of its Obstetrics
Department on Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 pm.




During the 30-minute tour, you will get
to see the facility and learn what to expect when you are admitted for the
birth of your baby.




 Call
[...]





If you are a lady who is receiving cancer treatments, and
would like to ‘Look Good…Feel Better®,’ come to Mile Bluff Medical
Center in Mauston on Monday, November 5 from 1 to 3 pm.  As a participant of the ‘Look Good…Feel
Better®’ program, you will take home free make-up kits, program
information and a rebuilt self-esteem that will help you face your treatments
with added confidence.  The
[...]



If
you or someone you know has diabetes or may be at risk, don’t miss the
opportunities offered to you by Mile Bluff Medical Center during National
Diabetes Awareness Month.  Special events
are being offered throughout the month!




 
FREE DIABETES MONTH SCREENINGS – no appointment necessary




Blood sugar screenings, blood pressure checks, and diabetes
risk assessments




[...]

Trick or Treat hours posted for Wood County.

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, October 29, 2012 0 comments




Click link below or call 211. Please don't call 911 or Dispatch to
ask







The following trick-or-treat hours will be observed in Wood
County:
Biron — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Grand Rapids — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Hewitt –5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct 31
Marshfield – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct 31
Nekoosa — 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Pittsville — 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31
Port Edwards — 5
[...]

Senior Health, Wellness & Safety Fair

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, October 17, 2012 0 comments

October 26, 2012, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Medford Area Senior High School






[...]





SUPPORT GROUPS


GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP -
For more information, call 608-847-1285.


This group offers support services to
families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. 


·         
Thursdays,
November 1, November 15, November 29, 7 pm, Mile Bluff Medical Center in
Mauston


 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS CONNECTION - For more
information, call 608-847-1838.


This support
[...]





THE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS




Get hooked on saving lives. Make a life saving decision to give blood
when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits. For more information call Pat Mrotek at
743-3722.




 


Owen-Withee


Tuesday, October 23, 2012


12:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Clark County Health Care Center




Granton


Monday, October 29,
[...]









This week...

 

Saturday, October 20 - Adams County 4-H
invites all youth grades K-12 for Super
Saturday from 9 AM to noon at the Adams-Friendship Middle
School.  Make & take crafts and activities for all.  Call Larry
at 608-339-4237 or stop by the UW-Extension office for more information or to
register. 

Saturday, October 20 - The Annual
Pumpkin Walk & Haunted
[...]


Get Fired Up for Safety parade and events in Marshfield are
postponed until 10/21 due to the weather.

The parade and events will be held on Sunday 10/21 from Noon-4:00PM along N.
Central Ave.


For full details, view this message
on the web.
[...]



[...]




If you go
What: Get Fired Up for Safety
When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: 1600 block of North Central Avenue
Cost: Free

The parking lots of several Marshfield businesses will become a sea of red
Sunday afternoon, as equipment from 15 local fire departments rolls in for the
ninth annual Get Fired Up for Safety event.

A parade of fire trucks will start at noon at Marshfield Fairgrounds
[...]



If
you have young children, it is almost certain that you have had questions regarding
their development, like,




            At
what age should my child begin to sit up, crawl, walk or run?




            When
should I expect my son to start saying words and putting sentences together?




            If
my three-year-old can’t skip, does she have an issue I should be aware of?




[...]





Wisconsin has a great service with their 511 system so
please utilize this when you have road condition questions.

A map that shows road conditions, closures, incidents etc… can be found at: http://www.511wi.gov/Web/map.aspx?region=northcentral

My 511wi is a service of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation which
offers you travel information along with personalized routes and alerts
[...]

ADRC Of The Northwoods opens in Medford

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, October 8, 2012 0 comments



[...]

PIER Events

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments





10/4
Autism Society of Central Wisconsin  6:30
pm


715-359-0886,  
autismsocietycw@gmail.com


1st
Thursday of the Month -St. Mark’s Lutheran Church,


600
Stevens Drive, Wausau,


-----------------------------------


10/6  
Addressing challenging behaviors of children who
have experienced trauma Addressing Challenging Behaviors of Children Who
Have Experienced Trauma Presented by Diane
[...]





Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) invites you to
join them to Just Once: A Plunge on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse from
1:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 starting at the Wildwood
Pavilion. At the Plunge, you will learn about the problems, causes and
consequences of prescription drug and heroin abuse and how we can formulate
solutions to protect our youth and improve
[...]

Final Affairs Seminar - Taylor County

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, October 5, 2012 0 comments



[...]

Walk to End Violence

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments



[...]





Contact: Angela Loucks, United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s
Volunteer Center Coordinator, 715-421-0390; and Sarah Christensen, Wood County
Emergency Management’s Program Assistant, 715-421-8508

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center and
Wood County Emergency Management have partnered to provide a free Disaster
Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) Training. The
[...]

Classes offered to expectant parents - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, October 3, 2012 0 comments





Learn
about childbirth, feeding your baby and what to expect after delivery




 




Childbirth is a miraculous
experience, and it can be greatly enhanced by attending the classes offered by
Mile Bluff Medical Center’s Obstetrics (OB) Department.  Mile Bluff provides this five-week
educational program to help you prepare for childbirth, make feeding decisions
and your transition from
[...]









This week...

 

Friday, October 5 - The Adams County
Library will hold Story
Time for all ages at 10 AM. The Adams County Library will
also have a performance by Gaffer
- That Harp Guy at 6:30 PM.  Free music concert and he
will talk able the harp and give background on the songs he will perform.

Saturday, October 6 - The Quincy Fire Department will be holding their
[...]



As a parent, questions continually come up about how to best
raise your children.  To assist you
during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the Hand-in-Hand
parenting program.  It is designed to
help provide you with answers for dealing with some of the most common
situations that arise during your child’s first 12 months of life.



On Monday, October
8, the Hand-in-Hand
[...]

Health Fair - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, October 1, 2012 0 comments





Receive free blood pressure and blood
sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart
disease and diabetes by reserving your space at the upcoming health fair being
held at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.




In addition to these services, you will
have the opportunity to receive a free hearing test; and cholesterol screenings
will be available for a small fee.
[...]

Senior Health, Wellness & Safety Fair

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, September 27, 2012 0 comments



[...]

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS


Get hooked on saving lives. Make a life saving decision to give blood
when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits. For more information call Pat Mrotek at
743-3722.


Owen-Withee

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

12:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Clark County Health Care Center


Granton

Monday, October 29, 2012

12:30 pm – 5:
[...]









This week...

 

Thursday, September 27 - The Blood Center
of Wisconsin will be holding a blood
drive at the Friendship Village Hall from 11 AM to 4
PM.  Sponsored by Partners of Moundview Memorial Hospital &
Clinics.  Prize drawings will be held for autographed photos of Aaron
Rogers and Clay Matthews.  For an appointment call Tammy at 608-339-8328
or sign-up online at
[...]





Ladies:
Hitch a ride with your girlfriends for the fifth annual Women’s Night Out on Thursday,
September 27.  The event begins at 4 pm inside
Mauston High School.


Tickets
are just $10 each, and give you access to food, free gift bags, door prizes, health
and wellness exhibits, fitness demonstrations, presentations, and an
inspirational keynote address from former Biggest Loser contestants
[...]





- Guest
Speaker, Jocelyn Wallace -


Director of Vision of Hope in Lafayette, Indiana.


 


Seminar held at 469 Airport Ave. (Calvary Baptist
Church), Wisconsin Rapids,


WI.  on November
2-3, 2012 - Friday 7-9:15 p.m. and Saturday 9-3:15 p.m.


 


Pastors Attend Free but must register.


For fuller information, cost, and online
registration:  go to bcmin.org.


 
[...]



A Free Training Presented by Deaf Unity




















Deaf Unity is the state’s only nonprofit
service organization working with


Deaf victims of Domestic Violence,
Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking.


 


Family Center, Inc.




500-25th Street North




Wisconsin Rapids




Tuesday, October 2nd,
2012




9:00 am – 12:00 noon


 


 







[...]





New parents are
continually learning about how to raise a child, and questions may arise as
parents undertake this new life venture.


What
should I do if my child is choking?


How
should I handle all of the advice I’m given about raising my baby?


How can
baby sign-language work for me?


 


To assist you
during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the Hand-in-Hand
[...]

Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, September 25, 2012 0 comments



[...]





October
4, 2012 Presentation at Vesper Public Library 6:00pm-7:00pm


Enjoy a free presentation/educational sessionon breast
health and breast self-awareness.  Free snacks will be provided. 
Call Amanda at 715-421-8911 for with any questions.


October 9, 2012 Marshfield
Public Library 6:00pm-7:00pm


Enjoy a free presentation/educational sessionon breast
health and breast self-awareness. 
[...]

2012 Seasonal Flu Clinic Schedule

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, September 14, 2012 0 comments



[...]

Swim Lessons for the Hearing Impaired

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, September 11, 2012 0 comments



[...]



[...]



[...]



[...]



[...]



[...]



Come join us for the 11th Anniversary of 9/11 Patriot Day
Freedom Walk on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.

The entire community is invited to participate in the Remember 9/11 Freedom
Walk that will begin and end at the Wisconsin State Firefighter’s Memorial in
Wisconsin Rapids.

Come join us as we remember those who lost their lives in the attacks on
September 11, 2001 and honor our heroes who
[...]









This week...

 

Saturday, September 8 - Read with a 4-Footed Friend
from 10 AM to noon at the Adams County Library. Have your child improve their
reading skills by reading to Happy the R.E.A.D. dog volunteer.  Call
608-339-4250 to reserve a spot. 

Donations are being accepted for the 1st
Annual Walk for Autism being held at the A-F Middle School
Track on October 6th
[...]

PARENTING PROGRAMS - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, September 4, 2012 0 comments






 


Call 608-847-1013 for information






HAND-IN-HAND PARENTING
PROGRAM -
For information and to register, call 608-847-1013. Education and
support for parents during the first year of their babies’ lives


· Monday, September 10, 4:30 pm, Mile
Bluff Medical Center in Mauston


Topic – Infant
massage





OB CLASSES - For more information and to
[...]

Upcoming Events - Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, August 29, 2012 0 comments









This week...

  

Friday, August 31 - Lake Arrowhead Community Chorus
Concert will be held at 7 PM at the Lake Arrowhead
Clubhouse.  Admission is free, but a donation to the Adams County Food
Pantry is encouraged.

Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2 - St. Joseph's Catholic Church Homemade Bake Sale
will be held in the narthex of the church.  For more information call
[...]

Anxiety and Bipolar Disorders in Adults and Children Program

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, August 24, 2012 0 comments


















[...]

Upcoming Events - Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, August 22, 2012 0 comments













This week...


  


Friday & Saturday, August 24-25 - The 6th Annual Adams County Humane
Society Garage & Bake Sale & Brat Fry will be held
from 9-4 at the Exhibit Hall at the Adams County Fairgrounds. For more
information call Lynn at 608-339-8286 or Joyce at 608-403-1225.

Saturday, August 25 - The Necedah
National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Series will feature
[...]



[...]

Marshfield Area Parent Network Dinner

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, August 16, 2012 0 comments




You are invited to a Marshfield Area Parent
Network dinner on Monday Aug. 20th 5:30-7:30 at Wildwood Pavilion.




Parents, guardians, extended family members, youth in grades
6-12 and community members are invited to attend the Marshfield Area Parent
Network dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2012 at the
Wildwood Pavilion, Marshfield.

Join us to learn about local drug
[...]









This week...

  

Faith
in Action of Adams County is holding a Flower
Bulb Fundraiser.  Faith in Action will receive 50% of
bulb purchase.  Last day to order is Saturday, August 18.  Go to www.flowerpowerfundraising.com

Saturday, August 18 - The Adams Community Theater will show
the movie where Bogey met Bacall at 7 PM as a part of their "3rd Saturday Classics."
Based
[...]






[...]

Healthy People Wood County Events - August 2012

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, August 6, 2012 0 comments

Strong Bones 

ADRC-CW        M &
W  Through 8/29    10-11 AM         

Good
Shepherd Lutheran Church- Marshfield        $3/class   1-888-486-9545           
Designed to help adults become or stay fit, strong, and
healthy. Especially beneficial for muscle strength and bone density.


Cheer & Gymnastic
Clinic      
SWC YMCA      Aug. 31,
2012   8 AM to 5PM     SWC YMCA –Port Edwards      
$15
[...]

Upcoming Events - Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, August 1, 2012 0 comments







This week...

  

Wednesday,
August 1 - The City of Adams will hold a Community Engagement Workshop starting
at 6:30 PM at the Adams Community Center.  Residents and business owners
are encouraged to participate in this workshop which is the first step in
collecting public input toward developing an Economic Enhancement Strategy
for Downtown Adams.

Thursday, August 2 -
[...]

Get healthy by taking a sensible approach to lifetime weight control. Register today for Riverview Medical Center's popular "Winding Your Weigh Down" class.The eight-week program will be held Thursdays, from September 13 through November 1. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Riverview Medical Center's Lower Level Cafeteria. In addition to the eight classes, participants will receive
[...]

People with diabetes face unique weight control challenges. Often, weight control programs don't accommodate these specific challenges.Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center invites people with diabetes who wish to better control their weight to attend the "Diabetes & Weight Control" workshop. The workshop includes dietary assessment and instruction designed especially for people with diabetes. It
[...]

Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center invites people with diabetes to learn more about good heart health by attending the "Diabetes & Your Heart" workshop."Diabetes & Your Heart" will be held Thursday, August 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center, 1041 Hill Street, Wisconsin Rapids.Those attending "Diabetes & Your Heart" will learn about lipid panels, fat, sodium,
[...]



Monday - Friday Senior
Dining Locations & Serving Times:


• Cedar Rail Apartments - 601 South Cedar
Ave., Marshfield


11:45 a.m. (Sue) 715-384-9877


• Parkview Apartments - 606 S. Walnut Ave.,
Marshfield


11:45 a.m. (Jeff) 715-384-9877


For more information, or for reservations,
call the above


numbers, or call 888-486-9545. Reservations
are needed by


12:00 Noon ONE business day in
[...]



Compassionate
Friend

2nd
Thursday of each month

Hope
Lodge, 611 W. Doege St., 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Contact
Cheryl at 715-659-4540 for more info



Caregiver
Support Group

Last Thursday of each month

Wesley United Methodist Church Respite Room

205 E 3rd St, 6:30 pm, free respite care

Contact Tanya 715-652-2103 for more info



Parkinson’s
Support Groups

3rd
Thursday of each month

[...]

Blind & Visually Impaired Persons (VIP’s

No Meeting in August



2nd Monday of each month

Lowell Senior Center, 10:30 a.m.

Contact Carol at 715-424-1495 for more info



Diabetic Support
Last Tuesday of each month

Riverview Hospital, 7:00 p.m.

Contact Linda at 715-421-7566 for more info



Caregiver Support Group

2nd Thursday of each month

Aging & Disability Resource Center, 9:30 a.m.

[...]

Monday - Friday Senior Dining Locations:
Centralia Center 220 3rd Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids


11:45 (Jane) - 421-0014


10th Avenue Apts 220 10th Ave. North, Wisconsin Rapids


11:45 (Pat) - 421-1292


Huntington Apts 2521 10th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids


11:45 (Liz) - 424-1094


Parkview Apts 1750 2nd Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids


11:45 (Kari) - 424-3785


Tuesday & Thursday Senior
[...]


[...]


[...]


[...]

8/1  Wood County Public Hearing on
the Human Service Department services and
budget is scheduled for August 1st from 1:30 - 2:30 pm in the Auditorium at the
Wood County Courthouse. 400 Market Street - Wisconsin Rapids.
---------------------------------------
8/1  Wisconsin
Rapids -Dances
 6:00pm – 8:30pm -  Biron Town Hall
Bonnie - 886-3689
 --------------------------------------
8/1/12 
[...]



Grab your lunch and join us…


Tuesday, August 21st,
12:00 to 1:00





Audience: Parents, Grandparents, Foster Parents, Daycare Providers,
Head Start and Birth to Three Staff, School Counselors, Teachers and Support
Staff, Mental Health Providers, Family Resource Center Staff, and Interested
Community Members.





Presenter:
Tanya Husby


·      
What: Learn about
Tanya’s personal journey as
[...]

Upcoming Events - Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, July 25, 2012 0 comments







This week...

  

Thursday,
July 26 - The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be holding a Blood Drive from 11
AM to 4 PM at the Friendship Village Hall (507 W Lake Street, Friendship).
   Walk-ins are welcome.  Call Tammy at 608-339-8328 for an
appointment.  A drawing will be held for a pair of tickets to the
Wisconsin Dells Ducks for all eligible donors.  


Thursday, July 26
[...]


Alert: Emergency Burning Restrictions will be
going into effect for DNR Forest Fire Protection Areas in Wood County 7/13.







Emergency Burning Restrictions
will be going into effect for DNR Forest Fire Protection Areas throughout much
of Central Wisconsin beginning at 0001 hours on July 13, 2012 and will be in
effect until further notice. In Wood County this includes the townships of
[...]

University of Wisconsin/Wood County
8:00 am to 3:30pm

Keynote presentation: Dr. Jenna Saul, M.D. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.Overview of anxiety and bipolar disorder, depression, post traumatic stress, oppositional defiant and conduct disorders in adults and children*Why are diagnoses difficult to make?*Why do diagnoses cause confusion among providers?

Breakouts:Ron Diamond, MD Medical
[...]







This week...



Friday-Saturday, July 13-14 - The American Cancer Society Relay for
Life of Adams County will be held at the Adams-Friendship
Middle School Field.  Opening Ceremony at 6 PM, entertainment, food,
refreshments, silent auction and more.  Luminaria Ceremony at 10
PM.  For more information go to www.relayforlife.org. 


Friday-Saturday, July 13-14 - The
8th
[...]

A Walk For Hope

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, July 10, 2012 0 comments


[...]

State Officials Issue Heat-Related Public Health Advisory

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, July 3, 2012 0 comments


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2012
Print-friendly version (PDF)


CONTACT: Beth Kaplan , (608) 266-1683

STATE OFFICIALS ISSUE HEAT-RELATED PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

High Temperatures Can Cause Heat-related Illness
MADISON—State health officials have issued a public health advisory due to forecasts calling for temperatures this week in the mid to upper 90s,
[...]


Cooling Stations available during Heat Advisory. Call 715-421-6277, 715-884-6514 or 715-486-2094 or 211 for location.

Do to the heat advisory that was issued for Wood County by the national weather service, Wood County will be opening cooling stations based upon need. If you are in need of assistance please contact the following fire department in the area closest to you. In Wisconsin Rapids
[...]






Having a difficult time viewing? Click here.
[...]

























<>COOLING CENTERS AVAILABLE -HEAT DANGER ALERT


From the Office of Adams County Emergency Management





The following cooling centers in Adams County are available,
during normal business hours, to the public through Saturday, July 7, 2012. The
following locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.

Adams County Library (569 N. Cedar Street, Adams)

Adams
[...]

7/14-15  Fishing Has No Boundaries – Madison Area Chapter
7/19-22  
  United Special Sportsman Alliance -Pittsville




7/22 Autism - Aspie group gathering.  12:00 at the
KASH park in Stevens Point. 


7/28 Sibshop - Marshfield   


8/1  Wisconsin Rapids -Dances
                               
 6:00pm – 8:30pm -  Biron Town Hall
8/2   (rain
date 8/9) Kayak and Cook out!


8/9  Catholic
[...]



Wednesday, July 4 - The Adams-Friendship VFW
Post #6279 Annual Parade
& Chic Nic will be held.  Parade starts at 10 AM at
the Adams County Fairgrounds, through the Friendship & Adams Area. 
Chic nic follows at the VFW Post on Linden Street in Adams.

Wednesday, July 4  - The City
of Adams will be starting their 4-day Centennial Celebration Event. 
Wednesday activities include a Railroad
[...]

Posted by VOICE Staff on July 3, 2012 in News Briefs WR Fire Marshal: Fireworks display to continue as scheduled The City of Wisconsin Rapids wants people to know the firework display will go on as scheduled July 4. “There seems to be some rumors floating around the city that the fireworks are getting cancelled,” wrote Todd Eckes, fire marshal for the city. “We have no intentions of cancelling
[...]

Wisconsin Heat Awareness

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, July 2, 2012 0 comments

Heat can kill. That's why Wisconsin
Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are reminding people of
the dangers associated with extreme heat and to promote safety measures.




Heat is the number one
weather-related killer in the United States. From 2000 to 2009, excessive heat
claimed an average of 162 lives a year across the country.


In 1995, two major killer heat waves
[...]

Healthy People Wood County - July Events

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, June 29, 2012 0 comments






Healthy People Wood County, a partnership to improve the
health of our community, announces the following calendar of events:




Arthritis Foundation Exercise
Program         


ADRC-CW        T& Th Through
5/17 & 6/12-8/2 9-10 AM          
At the Marshfield Senior Comm. Center      $3/class      1-888-486-9545
*Designed to help those with joint and/or muscle pain achieve improved
[...]

Upcoming Events - Wood County Health Department

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, June 28, 2012 0 comments

Community Immunization Day
Come and learn about immunizations, have your questions answered, common myths debunked. An expert panel will be available from 12:00-1:00! Immunizations will be available FREE for children all day long!!! Adults can received the Tdap vaccine to protect from Whooping Cough for $10!!! 

Monday, August 6, 2012, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wood County Health Department
420
[...]

5K Walk/Run & Golf Event - Supporting Babes & Breastfeeding

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, June 27, 2012 0 comments



To register and for more information:  http://co.wood.wi.us/departments/health/
[...]

Events - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments




Leaving a Legacy
Workshop: July 12 from 11 - 2pm - Complementary lunch served.


As you and those you love reach retirement, many plans
are made. One of the most important gifts you can give to your family is a well
thought out plan for your estate, no matter how small or large it may be.



On Thursday, July 12, Mile Bluff Medical
Center Foundation will host a free “
[...]

Parenting and OB Classes

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments


HAND-IN-HAND PARENTING
PROGRAM –
For more information and to register, call 608-847-1013. Education and
support for parents during the first year of their babies’ lives.


· Monday, July 9, 4:30 pm at Mile
Bluff Medical Center in Mauston


Topic – Infant CPR and
choking


OB
CLASSES – For
more information and to register, call 608-847-1013.


During
these five classes
[...]


At last, survivors of stroke and brain/spine injuries can have hope for restoring hand and arm movement.The SaeboFlex and SaeboReach splints use spring-loaded systems to help patients grasp and release objects, as well as improve arm strength, range of motion, motor control and overall function. Riverview Rehabilitation Center is successfully treating stroke and brain/spinal injury survivors
[...]






The following cooling centers are available to the public
throughout Juneau County, during normal business hours:
Wonewoc Village Hall
Royal Bank in Elroy
Mauston Community Center in City Hall
Hatch Public Library
Necedah Village Hall
New Lisbon City Hall

Contact Information:
Gervase Thompson
Juneau County Emergency Management
608-847-9393


For full
[...]

2nd Annual Mike's Run

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, June 22, 2012 0 comments




Tomorrow, get active and get behind this great event to help create mental health awareness! Registration can be
done online  www.marshfieldclinic.org/mikesrun
[...]

FREE Computer Basics Classes

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, June 11, 2012 0 comments


[...]


Upcoming events posted to the United Way's 2-1-1 Get Connected Blog for this week.



Click the event for more information or type the event name in the search bar on this page at left.



To see the calendar in full page view click the county's name at the top of this site.  




Submit your events here.









[...]


[...]


Improving men's health starts at home with individuals and families taking steps to live safer and healthier lives.



Make Health a Daily Routine

Make
healthy living a part of your daily routine. There are numerous things
you can do every day to improve your health and stay healthy. Many of
which don't take a lot of time and cost very little.



Get Enough Sleep

Insufficient
sleep is
[...]

Farmers Markets

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, June 5, 2012 0 comments



Get Active at Your Local Farmers Market
Farmers markets are a long standing tradition in Wisconsin. You’ll find the season’s best bounty of vegetables, fruits, flowers, meats, cheeses, and specialty products, and you’ll also have a great opportunity to meet local farmers and other neighbors at the market. Purchasing locally-grown and seasonal foods benefits the economy, environment, and
[...]

Constant tossing and turning. Thoughts racing. Eyes that won’t seem to stay shut. If this struggle for sleep sounds like your or a family member’s nightly routine, you or your loved one may have insomnia. The good news: Some simple modifications to the way you or a loved one prepares for bed may help you find the repose you or your family member requires.
Insomnia can be acute or chronic, but
[...]

6/1- 3 - Fishing Has No Boundaries – For Anglers with Disabilities – Eagle River Chapter Eagle River 715-479-9309 at wbc1@newnorth.net Fee / sponsorships available? --------------------------------------6-2-12 Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality: Understanding Sexuality in People with Developmental Disabilities Milw. 9-3pm 414-327-3729 /$25.00/$35.00----------------------------------------
[...]

Alzheimer's Early-Stage Social Engaement Program

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, May 25, 2012 0 comments




[...]

Senior Resource Fair - Marshfield

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, May 18, 2012 0 comments




[...]




Pertussis
(whooping cough) is very contagious and can cause serious illness,
especially in infants too young to be fully vaccinated. Pertussis
vaccines are recommended for children, teens, and adults, including
pregnant women.



Pertussis
(whooping cough) is a very contagious disease caused by a type of
bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. Among vaccine-preventable
diseases, pertussis
[...]



Every 40 seconds,
someone in the United States has a stroke. In 2008 alone, more than 133,000 Americans
died from stroke—or one person every four minutes— making it the fourth leading
cause of death in the United States.


A stroke,
sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when a blockage stops the flow of blood
to the brain or when a blood vessel in or around the brain bursts. Although
many
[...]



The VDT®  is a scientifically proven method of training created for people caring for those with Dementia, striving to provide better care.


Introduction



Caring for another human being requires a special kind of person - someone who is empathetic, patient and kind. But how can a person who cares for elders be empathetic when they have never experienced old age in its fragile state? And yet
[...]

Choose to Re-Use in Rome 2012

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, May 14, 2012 0 comments




** Only Rome residents
can drop items off, but anyone can come to "shop."


[...]

List it. Don't Risk it.

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, May 11, 2012 0 comments

"List it. Don't risk it." A catchy slogan that can help save your life in an emergency. It encourages everyone to write down their medications and carry the list with them.In addition to being helpful in emergencies, having an up-to-date list of your medicines with you at all clinic or hospital appointments enables healthcare staff to care for you more efficiently and accurately. The list is even
[...]

Speak Up For Kids 2012

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments


[...]

May PIER Events

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, May 4, 2012 0 comments



      
Trainings and workshops  
               
Local - Central Wisconsin    


5/2   Wisconsin
Rapids -Dances- 1st Wednesday


        of  Month.
Please call Bonnie for more


        information
-    715- 886-3689 
-------------------------
5/3  Marshfield - Parent & Children Disability Resource
Center- Parent Networking Meeting
         
Topic: Summer Camps/Activities -
Marshfield Public
[...]

Central Wisconsin Job Fair

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, April 19, 2012 0 comments


[...]


[...]


[...]

Make Time For Family

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, April 16, 2012 0 comments



If you're busy managing your household, driving kids to and from soccer practice or holding down a full-time job, you may neglect spending quality time with your family. Although making family time a priority can be tricky at times, the long-term benefits are well worth it.

According to the Abundant Assets Alliance, 90 percent of American adults and three-quarters of American teenagers do not
[...]






This workshop is exclusively for child care providers in Clark
County and will focus on helping identify and address issues related to health
literacy with parents.  As part of this workshop, providers will be given
a copy of the book, “What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick” and will have an
opportunity to learn more about participating in an exciting project!





Loyal School Auditorium,
[...]






























































For
Those Who Care About Young Children With & Without Disabilities

What do you want
people who work with and supervise children to be talking about?  If the
answer is children and how to support them well, you can be the catalyst for
that. Invite people to wonder what it’s like to be a particular child.
Help families and colleagues
[...]



Please consider supporting our April efforts to prevent child
abuse and neglect!  In our area, CCR&R of Central Wisconsin and Child
Care Connection are sponsoring 8 training events in the month of April in order
to reach the many people who work with young children every day.





Here’s the list of (local) upcoming training events, visit our
on-line training calendar for details:  http://
[...]








[...]

Safe and Healthy Travel for Senior Citizens

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, April 2, 2012 0 comments



The retirement years can be an exciting time to see the
world, and travel is easier and safer than ever before for seniors. With a
little planning and some caution, seniors can safely visit almost any
destination.


All travelers, including seniors, should see a doctor for
a pre-travel visit, ideally 4–6 weeks before they travel, although even a
last-minute visit can be helpful. The doctor
[...]



April
is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Hope House is working on several
events and projects to help raise awareness.  Additional projects and more
information can be found here: http://www.hopehousescw.org/default.php?page=12. 






·       
April
3 is Hope House’s annual fundraiser Journey of Hope from 5-9pm at Trappers Turn
Clubhouse in Wisconsin Dells – we still have some tickets left! 
[...]


[...]

Upcoming Events-Mile Bluff Medical Center

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, March 13, 2012 0 comments


EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENINGS –
For more
information and to schedule appointments, call 608-847-1414.

Free speech, hearing and physical
testing for children birth to 5 years. Appointments are required.

· Wednesday, May 2, 9 am - 4 pm, Mile
Bluff Medical Center in Mauston





LOOK GOOD…
FEEL BETTER® – For
information and to register, call 608-847-9877.

Ladies currently
[...]

Pre-diabetes is a condition in which a person's blood sugar is elevated but not high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. It's a very important condition to understand because there are so many people who, if they realized they had pre-diabetes, they could avoid the lifelong health problems associated with diabetes just by making some simple lifestyle changes.According to the 2011 Burden
[...]



[...]

Upcoming PIER Events

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments

Stay focused on your baby’s eye health to ensure he or she can see the big
picture. Read on to learn if your infant might have a vision problem. Read more
[...]

Sharing Supper-Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, February 17, 2012 0 comments


[...]


This video entitled “Hunger in the River Cities” includes local statistics about hunger in south Wood County and interviews with various agencies, including United Way of Inner Wisconsin.  The story was filed and produced by River Cities Community Access.
[...]

FREE Tax Help-Wisconsin Rapids

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, February 13, 2012 0 comments




[...]

Area Events-Wisconsin Rapids

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, February 10, 2012 0 comments


Fri, February 10 2:00 PM

Sweetheart’s Show—Featuring the Cody Clauson Trio

Join the Trio for a special Valentine’s Day show.

Not only a great show for sweethearts, but for everyone!



Wisconsin Rapids Community Theatre, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

General Admission: $15

Stop in and visit our Historic Barn Theatre at

W13412 County Road CC, Coloma, WI 54930

(715)228-2951

E-mail: brittney@
[...]

Bathing Basics for Baby

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments


For new moms and dads, bathing your baby can be a fun yet challenging task. Before you begin your baby’s bath, collect the following items and place them in the room where you will be bathing your baby:

Blankets or towels
Fragrance-free baby soap
Fresh, clean clothes
Infant bathtub filled with 2 to 3 inches of water.
New diaper
Soft, baby washcloth
Unscented baby shampoo

Sponge Baths
To
[...]

February PIER(Parents Information and Education Resource) Events

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, February 2, 2012 0 comments


"Parenting with Love and Logic" WRPS Now -Tuesdays until 2/21 -715- 424-6777.

-----------------------------------------

2/2 Autism Society of Central Wisconsin 6:30 PM.  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 600 Stevens Drive - Wausau  Erin  Junemann and Chasidy  Lukis from WEAP. Don’t forget we are offering scholarships to the ASW Spring conference again this year. autismsocietycw@gmail.com if you are
[...]

Parents, youth, and community members are invited to attend the MAPN Healthy Relationships Dinner.

Topic: Healthy Relationships

Join us to learn more about signs that indicate your child might not be in a health relationship with their friends or significant others. Hear more  about local trends related to dating violence, family cycles of abuse and clinical trends.

Guest Teri Heinzen, Youth
[...]

The Secret Life of Girls

Posted by Mama Yauk 0 comments


[...]

AODA Issues and Our Kids-Clark County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, January 25, 2012 0 comments


What are You Kids Doing With Their Spare Time? Do You Really Know?!



Sue does...

Sue Nowak, AODA Prevention Specialist



Sue Nowak, respectfully known in the Wausau area as "The Drug Lady" is in touch with today's youth and knows what is happening " on the streets." She will share with you what kids are into, how to recognize the signs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and what to do if you suspect
[...]





























Call 715-748-1487 for an appointment.

[...]


Red Cross Offers Winter Weather Safety Steps

Friday, January 13, 2012 —

Winter is making a comeback across the country from the Pacific Northwest to New England with snow and below normal temperatures expected in much of the United States over the weekend. The American Red Cross has steps people can take to remain safe during the latest onslaught of winter, and urges people in unaffected
[...]


Alcoholics Anonymous - Juneau County

AA is a support group or anyone who has the desire to stop drinking. There are no dues and attendance is

confidential. The following locations offer support for AA & AL-ANON (Separate meetings):

• Mauston - Monday - 7:30 p.m.; Wed - 1:00pm, City Hall,

• 303 Mansion Street Hess Memorial Hospital

• New Lisbon - Monday - 10:00am; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Thursday
[...]

"Taking Care of You" Powerful Tools for Caregiving

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, January 17, 2012 0 comments


[...]


Blind & Visually Impaired Persons (VIP’s)

2nd Monday of each month

Lowell Senior Center, 10:30 a.m.

Contact Carol at 715-424-1495 for more info



Diabetic Support

Last Tuesday of each month

Riverview Hospital, 7:00 p.m.

Contact Linda at 715-421-7566 for more info



Caregiver Support Group

2nd Thursday of each month

Aging & Disability Resource Center, 9:30 a.m.

Contact Erin at 424-8463
[...]


Diabetic Support

4th Tuesday of each month

St. Joseph’s Hospital Diabetes Class Room,

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Contact Kristene at 715-387-7255 for more info



Alzheimer’s Support Group

Last Thursday of each month

Wesley United Methodist Church Respite Room,

205 E. 3rd St.

7 - 9 p.m., free respite care

Contact Tanya 715-652-2103 for more info



Compassionate Friend

2nd Thursday of each
[...]

Upcoming PIER Events-Wood County

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, January 16, 2012 0 comments


1/16      Nekoosa School District -  & CDRC "coffee"-   10:00 a.m.  -  Nekoosa Public Library 



1/17     Msfld Dance - January 17th  call Janice Moen if you have questions.  715 387-4408



1/17    Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools  "Parenting with Love and Logic"

                 McMillan Public Library ANY interested parent should contact... Tessa, Barb, or Nou - at 715- 424-6777.



1/19
[...]



UW-Extension Office is offering a basic budgeting class. The three-week course will teach you:

basic budgeting skills
how to manage your money
prepare a budget
learn about ways to save money

Click here for more information.
[...]