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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

Montgomery County 4-H Invite Local Youth to Summer Painting Workshop

Explore! Create! Learn! That is what young artists can expect from the upcoming 4-H painting workshop.  Youth are invited to join in the excitement this summer as they gain experience and learn about still life art. This year participants will create their own painting of a cupcake. The workshop will be held at the Montgomery County Extension office in Hillsboro, June 6th, from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m., and is open to any youth 8-18 years of age. Participants do not have to be enrolled in 4-H to participate. The cost of the workshop is $5. Fee waivers are available if needed. Please register early as each session is limited to fifteen youth. 


Participants can register online at or by calling the Montgomery County Extension office at 217-532-3941.  4-H empowers youth to try new things and discover their interests through hands-on learning. Those interested in learning more about 4-H may contact the Montgomery County Extension office at 217-532-3941 or online at


University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in a program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.



Local Contact: Elisha Hughes, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,