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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

News Release

Daisy Dolls & Guys 4-H Club

The Daisy Dolls and Guys 4-H club met on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church Parish Hall. President Lacey Thompson called the meeting to order. Pledge chairman were Daniel McCammon and Katie Kollmann. Roll call was answered by twenty-three memebers telling their favorite lace to eat. Members brought canned goods for the local Food Pantry.

The 4-H BBQ is Sunday, June 4 at the Effingham Elk's Lodge from 11 AM - 6 PM. The club tour is July 13 and Foods & Clothing Show Day is July 22. Members must have their PQA Certification done by July 1. June is Dairy Month, the committee will meet to make plans for it.

Mothers of the members were honored at this meeting. Special recreation was led by Emma Kuhns. Each mom was presented with a flower to plant in her flower garden. Refreshments of decorated cake, pretzels, nuts, chocolates and mints were served.

The next meeting is June 6 at 7 PM.

Local Contact: Patti Logan, Program Coordinator, 4-H,