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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

Healthy Eating for Busy Families: Using Slow Cookers

Feel like you don’t have time to cook a meal for the family? One time and money saving method to prepare a hot meal for the whole family is using a slow cooker. Come learn all about using a slow cooker, receive delicious recipes, food safety tips, and taste test some easy slow cooker dishes.

The class will be from 6:30 to 7:30pm on Thursday September 29th at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Carlinville. The class has a fee of $5.00 to cover the cost of supplies.
Pre-registration is required by September 28th through Once on the site, go to the “Register Online” area at the right hand side and click on the event. Registration can also be done by calling the Macoupin County Extension office at 217-854-9604. For any questions or concerns please call the Extension office or emailing

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office.


Local Contact: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,