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University of Illinois Extension serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Main Office (Rock Island County)
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Branch Office (Henry-Stark County)
26234 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: 309-853-1533
FAX: 309-853-1634
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Mercer County)
2106 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: 309-582-5106
FAX: 309-582-7338
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

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On May 19, 2015, the Entrepreneurial Support Network (ESN) of West Central Illinois will host the 6th Annual Small Business Day Luncheon at the Lake Storey Pavilion, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program will include the annual Small Business Eagle Awards, where area entrepreneurs are recognized for their accomplishments, as well as a keynote speech by Jim Schultz, Acting Director for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).

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Program registrations for all upcoming 4-H program are on this page including: Sport Fishing Club, Goat Club, Summer Camps and Teen Ambassadors

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Sign up today for Youth Camp at 4-H Memorial Camp in Monticello, IL. It’s a five day -residential camping experience and is open to all youth ages 8 - 16 years. 4-H and non 4-H members are welcome! Camp date choices are June 7 to 11, June 14 to 18, June 28 to July 2 or July 5 to 9.

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Check out the latest edition of our Spring Newsletter here:

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Nutrition and Wellness Horticulture Community and Economic Development 4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Environment and Energy Stewardship Local Food Systems and Small Farms Family Life En Español

Extension Meetings

Meeting Notes from May 20, 2014
Tuesday May 20, 2014 • 6:00 PM
Extension Council Meeting Schedule 2014-2015
Tuesday May 20, 2014 • 6:00 PM
Council Meeting Minutes from October 21, 2014
Tuesday October 21, 2014 • 6:00 PM

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