American Red Cross Blood Drive - Clark County

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, January 24, 2013 0 comments

Click here for full course information

Registration deadlines are always one week prior to course date. 

Microsoft Outlook: Time Management Using Calendars and Tasks

January 31, 2013



Microsoft Word: Using Mail Merge

February 1, 2013



Microsoft Excel: Advanced Formulas and Functions

February 5, 2013




"Quieting a Noisy Soul" seminar, Dr. Jim Berg speaker

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, January 21, 2013 0 comments

February 22 - 23, 2013
Event:  "Quieting a Noisy Soul" seminar, Dr. Jim Berg
Organization:  Biblical Counseling Ministries
Host:  Calvary Baptist Church, 469 Airport Ave., Wisconsin Rapids,
WI  54494
Phone:  715-423-7190
Purpose of event:  To encourage those who have ever struggled with discouragement, worry,
frustration, or despair.

Time:  Friday

Free Flu Vaccine for Children Available

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, January 15, 2013 0 comments

Advisory: Parents should call 7154218911 to
set up an appointment for a free flu shot for their child. Free vaccine is limited.


UPDATE as of January 15, 2013

Free Flu Vaccine for Children Available

The Wood County Health Department received additional free flu vaccine for
children age 6 months through 18 years today and has appointment times
available on January 16th and January

Chili For Charity - Nekoosa

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, January 11, 2013 0 comments


Wisconsin Influenza Outbreak Wisconsin is reporting 1300 hospitalizations and 2 pediatric deaths due to influenza. Last year, WI only had 389 hospitalizations for the entire flu season. Flu vaccine is still the best tool available to prevent flu. Flu vaccine is available at most healthcare providers, and local pharmacies are restocking their supply weekly. The Wood County Health Department has


This week...


Adams County State funded and County
sponsored Snowmobile
Trails are closed until further snowfall.  For
snowmobile trail information listen to 106.1 WDKM-FM or call the Adams County
Parks Department at 608-339- 4230.

Thursday, January 10 - A
free movie "Bourne Legacy" will be shown at the
Adams County Library starting at 6:30 PM.  Call 608-339-4250

Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention and SIDS Risk Reduction Training

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, January 9, 2013 0 comments


attending the upcoming blood drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, you
will be able to directly change the lives of up to three people in your
community through a donation.

next drive at the medical center is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15 and Wednesday,
January 16 from 9 am to 2 pm both days. 
The event is a partnership between Mile Bluff and the Blood Center of

CDC Says “Take 3” Actions To Fight The Flu

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, January 7, 2013 0 comments

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to
hospitalization and even death.

CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect
yourself and others from influenza (the flu):

Take time to get a
flu vaccine.

CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first
and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.

While there are many different flu

The Adult Winter Reading Program
(AWRP) is set to begin January 13th at Marshfield Public Library and
is open to all adults and high school students. 
For each adult book or e-book read or each audiobook completed between
now and February 28th, participants receive one ticket for prize
drawings.  Many Marshfield area businesses
have generously donated prizes to support this annual program

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 – Elroy Family Medical Center in Elroy.

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

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, January 14, the Hand-in-Hand

Parent Meeting for Parents with Children with Autism/Aspergers

Posted by Mama Yauk Thursday, January 3, 2013 0 comments

surrounding cities of Clark County have parent support groups, but the small
rural community of Clark County currently does not have one.  The rise in numbers of children with Autism
in this area brings us to the need of having a parent group to provide parents
an opportunity to work together to find answers and support each other.


Where:  319 Hewett St, Neillsville, WI (Corner of

Hope House of South Central Wisconsin and the Faith
Leaders for Healthy Relationships committee, with funding from the Greater Sauk
County Community Foundation, is hosting "Making a Difference: Your Role in
Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention" luncheon from 11:30am-1pm. This
presentation covers strategies that community members can use to safely
intervene inappropriate behavior. 

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. 

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

Clinics in Mauston, New Lisbon will fully operate under Mile Bluff Medical
Center as of January 1


In keeping with its mission, Mile Bluff Medical
Center, Inc. is joining forces with Mile Bluff Clinic, LLP to enhance the
partnership between the two.  As of
January 1, 2013, both organizations are doing business as Mile Bluff Medical
Center, Inc.  As the integration moves
forward, you,

Please see the PIER news on line and or the PIER Calendar
options for more local and STATEWIDE -
trainings/workshops/networking/activities and information you should connect
with! (Please share any opportunities you may have - or great links
you have!)

Sign Language Classes -Msfld
5:30-7:00 - Jan 7,

Upcoming Events - Adams County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, January 2, 2013 0 comments

This week...

Thursday, January 3 - Love
& Logic: Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun! Free classes
in January from 5:30- 7 PM at the Adams County Community Center. Laugh while
you learn some easy, effective strategies for making parenting a lot less stressful
and a lot more fun! This 5-week parenting program is designed to give you
simple, practical skills to end whining

Neillsville, WI- The Clark County Health Department recently
had issued letters to the parents/guardians of students within the Thorp School
District, along with informing them that there have been confirmed cases of
pertussis (Whooping Cough) within the school system. Currently in the northern
part of the county within the Thorp area there have been 12 confirmed cases of
pertussis since

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 January

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.