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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, Wednesday, 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: Tuesday & Thursday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

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Today's Features

Girls in 5th Grade, don’t miss Science Siesta Sleepover! Fri & Sat February 6 & 7, 5:30 pm - 8:30 am at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo, IL Hands-on Science! Slumber party! Meet women scientists! Fun, Food, Games!

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You are invited to a Paint it Forward FUNdraiser for 4-H, Sunday, February 22, 2– 5 p.m. at the American Legion, Milan, IL. Paint your own unique artwork in one delightful afternoon! You will be led by a local artist from Uncorked Paint Wine Design who will guide you in creating your masterpiece using simple step-by-step methods. You’ll be creating a Monet-inspired Large Water Lilly. Your canvas and all supplies are provided. Cash bar and desserts will be available for purchase. Grab your friends and sign up for an unforgettable afternoon of fun and creativity. A great way to “Paint it Forward!” in support of 4-H and Extension programs!

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Information and Resources for You

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

Council Minutes from January 30, 2014
Thursday January 30, 2014 • 6:00 PM
Meeting Notes from March 18, 2014
Tuesday March 18, 2014 • 6:00 PM
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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