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August Events

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Calendar (PDF, 68 KB)

Seasonal Events & Resources

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Farmers' Markets

Wisconsin's Farmers' Market Association
This resource allows users to locate farmers' markets by county; check on seasonal availability of produce; and learn about selection, storage and use of various foods.

Locally Grown Resources

Wisconsin's Farm Fresh Atlases
These atlases provide information on local and sustainable food sources throughout Wisconsin, and are organized by region.

Local Harvest Guide
This resource provides information on locally grown foods throughout Wisconsin, and is organized by city.

Local Food Marketing Guide (PDF, 5 KB)
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection


Continuing Health Events

Groupo de Apoyo de Mujeres--En Español
en A Woman's Place--St. Mary's Hospital

Una excelente oportunidad para mujeres de todas las edades con deseo de compartir las experiencias de la vida, los dones recibidos, fe, amistad, compañerismo, aliento y apoyo.

Fecha: El 20 y el último lunes de cada mes
Hora: De 5:30 a 7 p.m.
Lugar:  A Woman's Place
            1727 Avenida Shawano
            Green Bay, WI 54303

Si Usted está interesada por favor llame a Carol a A Woman's Place al 920-497-3886

Women's Support Group--In Spanish
at A Woman's Place--St. Mary's Hospital

An excellent opportunity for women of all ages who desire to share their life experiences, gifts, faith, friendship, camaraderie, encouragement and support.

Date: The 2nd and last Monday of each month
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Place:   A Woman's Place
            1727 Avenida Shawano
            Green Bay, WI 54303

If you are interested, please call Carol at A Woman's Place: 920-497-3886

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January 2013 - December 2014
Better Breastfeeding online/book

To register call the New Life Family Center office:

1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 775-5387
newlifeed@gundluth.org
Online

This is a basic online breastfeeding program that includes a book along with 6 months' access to the website. The website includes many videos, printouts and web links. The information is similar to that covered during our breastfeeding class. This is an option for women who prefer self-paced, individual learning or for women who attend breastfeeding class but would like to reinforce and review the information that is covered in class.

In order to assure proper connection to this online class and to answer any questions you may have, please call the New Life Education Office to register (above); or you can buy the book at the Center for Women on the 4th floor of the Onalaska Clinic.

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Medication Mondays
3rd Monday of each month
To register contact the Aspirus Information Center at 715-847-2380 or 800-847-4707

Aspirus Wausau Hospital
333 Pine Ridge Blvd.
Wausau, WI  54401
East Entrance

Medication Mondays is a free community service designed to help adults and older adults self-administer medications. During a 20-minute appointment with an Aspirus pharmacist, attendees can ask questions about medication uses and side effects; how to organize or take medications; how to reduce medication costs; and other questions related to their medications. Also, each participant will receive a current and understandable list of his or her medications.

Special information: Eligible participants are any adult or older adult who have questions or concerns about self-administered medications.

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Events at CORE/El Centro
611 W. National Ave., Milwaukee
(Esperanza Unida Building)

  • Intercambio Language Exchange
    A language/culture exchange where people can gather to practice English- or Spanish-language skills. Native English- speakers learning Spanish are paired with native Spanish-speakers learning English for a bicultural exchange. No RSVP necessary!
    Location: CORE/El Centro's Living Room #320
    Date: Every Tuesday of the month
    Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition Collective of community members and professionals in the Latino south side of Milwaukee.
    Participants: Open to the public
    Date: As needed; up to three times per year.
    Contact: Virginia Zerpa, Co-chair, 414-737-5153 or vdzerpa@gmail.com

Visit the websites: CORE/El Centro or Proyecto Salud
For more information, contact: Stephanie Calloway at 414-225-4267


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Last Revised: August 13, 2014