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University of Illinois Extension serving Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties

Marion County
1404 E Main
Rt 50 East
Salem, IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-1446
FAX: 618-548-9891
Email: uie-bcjmw@illinois.edu

Bond County
925 E. Harris
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: 618-664-3665
FAX: 618-664-9277
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Clinton County
1163 N. Fourth Street
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-4551
FAX: 618-526-4597
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Jefferson County
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Washington County
9623 Wall Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Phone: 618-327-8881
FAX: 618-327-8882
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

News Release

LGE Webinar: Enterprise Zones

URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension’s Community and Economic Development team will host a free webinar, on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Noon, entitled Enterprise Zones, presented by Ben Wilson, Director of Economic Development from the Village of Matteson. This webinar will educate local officials and economic development professionals on knowledge of code and how it pertains to communities and initiatives in Illinois.

Since late 2015, Benjamin Wilson has served as the Director of Economic Development for the Village of Matteson.  Prior to coming to the Village, Ben worked at a regional planning commission located in north central Illinois.  For more than a decade, Ben has offered his community and economic development expertise to local governments.

In his current capacity, Ben will be working with village staff to supplement existing efforts to promote economic development.  Ben's expertise encompasses a full suite of community and economic development services, including grant writing, downtown revitalization, business attraction and retention, land use planning, enterprise zone administration, and incentive package development.  He currently serves as the President of the Illinois Enterprise Zone Association.

There is no cost to attend the webinar; however, REGISTRATION required. Register online or contact Nancy Ouedraogo at esarey@illinois.edu more information.

Source: Nancy Ouedraogo, Extension Specialist, Community Economic Development, esarey@illinois.edu

Local Contact: Pam Schallhorn, CED Educator, pscha2@illinois.edu