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Vilas County Youth Coalition

The Vilas County Youth Coalition (VCYC) is the only non-profit working county-wide on behalf of all our youth, and the only one working on substance misuse disorders.  Its mission is to strengthen and promote youth health and resiliency.  We meet the third Friday of the month from 8:00 – 10:30 at St. Germain Evangelical Free […]

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Placemaking for Positive Youth Development

Placemaking is the process of people coming together to discover and express the unique and desired characteristics of their community setting.  In other words, it’s bringing people together to make their community special. Sharon is developing a program that will train high school students in characteristics of thriving communities, then send them out to find […]

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Welcome to Teresa Kolb our new Health and Well-Being Educator

Terri Kolb is a Health and Well-Being Educator with an emphasis in behavioral health serving Forest, Oneida and Vilas counties. She will be assessing community efforts related to youth and family health and well-being, including physical, social and emotional health. Additionally, she will provide leadership and educational outreach to individuals, families and communities to promote […]

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Meet Sharon Krause our new Youth Development Educator

BIO Sharon Krause Vilas County Youth Development Educator Hello! My name is Sharon Krause and I am the new Youth Development Educator for Vilas County. This is a homecoming for me, as I grew up in Woodruff and graduated from Lakeland High School. I entered the University of Minnesota-Duluth as a pre-med major but soon […]

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