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The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs is pleased to present an innovative leader development program to key leaders of all military branches at 10:00 am on September 6, 2014. A ‘Theater of War’ presentation will be in the Performing Arts Center at DeForest Area High School.

The Theater of War; is a public health project [...]

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Wellness—it’s essential to living a full and productive life. We may have different ideas about what wellness means, but it involves a set of skills and strategies that prevent the onset or shorten the duration of illness to promote recovery and wellbeing. It’s about keeping healthy as well as getting healthy.

Pathways to Wellness is [...]

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All thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. In 2010 there were 29 fatalities and 182 injuries from lightning. Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning often report [...]

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This month the Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection (WERC) assisted its 500th participant in finding meaningful employment. It is a distinct honor to help service members and families’ transition from active duty service to finding a career path that is significant to them. This process can be daunting if you are alone and don’t know where [...]

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As hard as it may be to fathom, with continued record cold temperatures and the call for even more snow, spring is almost here. Year after year, overeating during the holidays, snow, ice, and cold temperatures challenge our ability to maintain a health and fitness regimen with indoor workouts alone. So, let’s be real. For [...]

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Our Military Kids Grants

On February 24, 2014 By

Many military families are eligble to apply for a grants to pay for spring fees for sports, fine arts activities, camps, and tutoring. Report cards are coming out soon and some parents may discover their child needs a little extra tutoring help. Now may be the time to apply for a tutoring grant.

Grants are available [...]

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