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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Main Office (Effingham County)
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Clay County)
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Fayette County)
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Jasper County)
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Illinois Junior Chefs at Fayette YMCA

November 7 - December 12, 2017
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM )

Fayette County YMCA
710 Rock Island Ave
Vandalia, IL 62471 (Fayette County)

Illinois Junior Chefs is a 5 course cooking school for youth ages 8-13.  This engaging program allows youth to learn about nutrition, try new healthy recipes, and gain kitchen skills. 

Class lessons include:
   Food Safety, Measuring, and MyPlate
   Choose Whole Grains
   I’ll Eat These Veggies
   Fantastic Fruits
   Go Lean with Protein and Calcium-Rich Foods

This program meets 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the YMCA
November 7, 14, 28, & December 5, 12
Sign up online at:
or by calling 618-283-2753 Registration deadline: November 1!

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