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University of Illinois Extension serving Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall and Putnam Counties

LaSalle County
815 North Orlando Smith Road
Room C223
Oglesby, IL 61348
Phone: 815- 224-0889
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Bureau County
850 Thompson St,
Becker Professional Suites,
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: 815-875-2878
FAX: 815-875-2870
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

LaSalle County
1689 North 31st Road,
Suite 2
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-433-0707
FAX: 815-433-5454
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Marshall-Putnam County
509 Front Street,
Suite 4
Henry, IL 61537
Phone: 309-364-2356
FAX: 309-364-2804
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

4-H Program loooking for teen teachers

NEWS RELEASE – PREPARED BY Breanne Suarez, Youth Development Educator



4-H program looking for teen teachers


Are you looking for a leadership opportunity? A way to make a difference in your community? A chance to develop new skills and build your resume?

If you answered YES and are 14-18 years old, this opportunity is for you! Join Extension for 4-H Teen Teacher Training on May 30 and 31 at IVCC to gain the necessary training to be 4-H Teen Teachers during our Illinois Junior Chefs Cooking Schools this summer. Illinois Junior Chefs Cooking Schools will be held in the communities of Neponset, Buda, Spring Valley, DePue, Ottawa, LaSalle, and Oglesby. 4-H Teen Teachers decide which camps they want to participate in. Incentives such as gift cards, certificates, and t-shirts are provided.

To participate, contact Breanne Suarez, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, at 815-224-0889 or to secure your spot.


If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate please contact (815)224-0889. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.


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If you have questions or need more information please call University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit at (815)224-0889. Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.




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