Press Release: Wisconsin Rural Women’s Initiative Receives Helen Daniels Bader Grant for Eldering with Attitude Program

Wisconsin Rural Women’s Initiative, Inc. W3377 Potter Road, Elkhorn, WI 262-812-3866 ~ wisconsinruralwomen@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Person – Christy Harteau, Director of Administration 262-812-3866 Wisconsin Rural Women’s Initiative Receives Helen Daniels Bader Grant for Eldering with Attitude Program WRWI is pleased to invite participants to the Wisconsin Dells on April 29, 2017 to engage in our weekend event, “Winsome, Wonder, or Wise Woman; Which One Are You?” Join us for an enriching weekend of relaxation, self-development, and exploration of life stages. Invite a sister, friend, or daughter (18 or over, please) to explore who you are in your particular stage of life, whether you be winsome, wonderful, or wise. Eldering With Attitude is about changing our perspective so we can experience growing older in a way that allows for the rest of our lives to be filled with love, health, happiness, creative self- expression, and value. It means we can relate to people of all ages with respect ...
April 5, 2017
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Presentations Set for AgrAbility of Wisconsin Summit

MADISON, WI--The AgrAbility of Wisconsin Summit will take place Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, with registration starting at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided, and the event will run until 2:00 PM at the Froehlke Auditorium at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, WI. All are welcome to attend at no cost. The daylong program gives participants an opportunity to network and learn about resources available through AgrAbility and other Wisconsin programs. Topics to be covered include Easter Seals and AgrAbility farm technology, safety on the farm, and finances and farm transitions. Dr. Brian Luck, an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Biological Systems Engineering Department at UW-Madison, will be presenting information about assistive technology available to farmers. He is from Kentucky and received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering with an emphasis in Machine Systems Automation Engineering from the University of Kentucky. Brian attended Mississippi State University to ...
March 1, 2017
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AgrAbility of Wisconsin Summit set for March 15th

AgrAbility of Wisconsin Summit set for March 15th MADISON, WI—AgrAbility of Wisconsin, together with the National Farm Medicine Center, is pleased to announce the annual Summit will take place Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, with registration starting at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided, and the event will run until 2:00 PM at the Froehlke Auditorium at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, WI. All are welcome to attend at no cost. “We are excited about the 2017 summit,” said Abigail Jensen, Outreach Specialist for AgrAbility. “The program we have in store for our attendees features presentations from leaders in the industry. AgrAbility staff looks forward to providing farmers with information on assistive technology for farms, important safety concepts, and succession planning.” The daylong program gives participants an opportunity to network and learn about resources available through AgrAbility and other Wisconsin programs. Topics to be covered include assistive farm technology, safety on the farm, ...
January 13, 2017
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