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- Teachers participate in live-action poverty simulation
- Annie’s Project gets Off to a colorful start in Christian County
- 2016 Legislative Update webinar
- Economic development strategies in Illinois webinar
- Webinar on economic development strategies in Illinois
- Future Leaders Learn About County Government at 5th Annual Macoupin County Board Shadowing
- Extension to Host Final Community Revitalization Planning Meeting in Nokomis
- Volunteers - Building Stronger Communities One Hour at A Time
- Extension to Host Follow Up Town Hall Meeting In Nokomis March 21
- Extension Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Nokomis
- Monitoring the pace of corn and soybean consumption
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County Extension Director
University of Illinois Extension
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Community and Economic Development
Extension provides educational programs in leadership and organizational development, supports existing economic development organizations, assists communities with planning and supports economic development initiatives.
To register for any of our upcoming programs, click on the event's listing on the right hand column of this page.
AREAS OF FOCUS:
* Community Leadership / Organizational Development
* Participatory Community Planning
* Community Economic Development
* Opportunities Across Our Four-County Unit
University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs for youth and adults.
This site includes examples of Illinois Agritourism, information on business development, resources, and upcoming events.