Wilder to speak at Wild Rose Kiwanis on Aug. 15

Liegh Wilder of Family Health/La Clinica will share information about the life of migrant laborers she works with during the Wild Rose Kiwanis meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Migrant workers, primarily from Texas, began coming to Waushara County in 1949 to assist with the harvest of cucumbers and peppers. Today we continue to see these families coming into our county to assist with the harvest of crops, including cucumbers, peppers, potatoes and Christmas trees. Many agricultural crops depend heavily on the hard work of these people and yet we know little about their life. Wilder’s presentation will provide an opportunity for to learn more about these families, many who have been returning to Waushara County over the last 10 or 20 years. Wilder will speak to Wild Rose Kiwanis after a brief meeting which begins at 7 a.m.

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