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Annual Extension advisory meetings set

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 2:33 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — The University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit, will hold its annual county Extension advisory group meetings Oct. 17, Oct. 24, and Nov. 7. The meetings will be held at respective Extension offices from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with each meeting focusing on local issues of that county. There is no cost to attend these meetings, and refreshments will be provided.

The meetings will be held as follows: Bureau County Extension Advisory Group meeting at the Bureau County Extension office, 815 Thompson St., in Princeton, Oct. 17; LaSalle County Extension Advisory Group meeting at the LaSalle County Extension office; 1689 N. 31st Road, in Ottawa, Oct. 24; and the Marshall-Putnam Counties Extension Advisory Group meeting in the Marshall-Putnam Extension office, 509 Front St., Suite 4, in Henry, Nov. 7.

These meetings are an opportunity for Extension supporters, concerned citizens and the public to help unit staff identify community needs in the areas of youth development, family life, community and economic development and agriculture and natural resources. The information gathered will help staff plan unit programming for the coming year.

All programs offered through the University of Illinois Extension are open to all individuals regardless of place of residence, race, creed, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability or marital status. Those who need a reasonable accommodation to participate may call and let staff know.

Those interested in attending one of these meetings may contact their local University of Illinois Extension office. Calls may be directed to the Bureau County Extension office at 815-875-2878; the LaSalle County Extension office at 815-433-0707; or the Marshall-Putnam Extension office at 309-364-2356.

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