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.


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.