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Amanda Cole
County Extension Director
University of Illinois Extension
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944

Community and Economic Development

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.


* 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.

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