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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Main Office (Montgomery County)
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Email:uie-cjmm@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Christian County)
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Branch Office (Jersey County)
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Branch Office (Macoupin County)
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

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Christian County Master Gardener's ANNUAL PLANT SALE - Saturday May 2, 2015 (10 a.m. until sold out) at University of Illinois Extension, Christian County office, 1120 N. Webster Taylorville, IL. In conjunction with HCEA Luncheon & Table Setting. HCEA will sell hanging baskets,annual bedding plants And serve lunch from 10 – 2 for $6.50 For more Information call (217) 287-7246.

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Just in time for Mother’s Day! The Montgomery County Master Gardener's Plant Sale SATURDAY MAY 2, 2015 (9 AM TO 4 PM) PARKING LOT OF MARY BROWN INSURANCE 919 S. MAIN STREET, HILLSBORO (RT 127) 10” PREMIUM HANGING BASKETS Assorted colors, Assorted sun and shade varieties.

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Macoupin County Master Gardeners’ ANNUAL PLANT SALE - May 23 (9AM - 1PM) At the Macoupin County Historical Society Spring Fesival, 920 W. Breckenridge, Carlinville, IL. (Located on MCHS grounds: East side, next to the Windmill & Red Barn.) ONE DAY ONLY! ALL PLANTS $6 or less. Come early as selections run out quickly!

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Help Wanted: Office Support Assistant, University of Illinois Extension Macoupin County (Carlinville) The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an office support assistant in Macoupin County. This is an 80% position, benefits eligible. To view complete job description and apply, click the link below. Interested individuals can call 217-854-9604 for position description and application instructions. On-line application process must be completed by May 4. University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Help Wanted: Community Worker, University of Illinois Extension Macoupin County The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to assist with delivery of SNAP-Ed programming for Macoupin County. To view complete job description and apply, visit the link below. This is a 100% position, benefits eligible. Interested individuals can call 217-854-9604 for position description and application instructions. On-line application process must be completed by April 27. University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Get the most up-to-date information on health and nutrition. Visit the Mission: Nutrition blog by Lisa Peterson, Nutrition & Wellness Educator for Unit 18, as she shares healthy recipes and useful tips and information. You can even sign up to get automatic email notices whenever she posts something new!

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Unit 18 Plan of Work 2014 - 2015.

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Unit 18 Annual Report 2013-2014

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2014 Public Meetings Summary Report

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2014 Public Meetings Staff Presentations

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