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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

Upcoming Monthly Food & Nutrition Classes Coming to the Jersey Community Hospital Wellness Center

Join University of Illinois Extension and the Jerseyville Community Hospital Wellness Center as they team up to present classes on food and nutrition topics. Fall and winter classes will be held monthly from October through February on a variety of topics including: smart snacking, diabetes and desserts, healthy appetizers through the holidays, comfort food makeovers, and cooking with hearty soup. See schedule below:

            October 5th: Balancing Better Bites: Smart Snacking

            November 9th: Desserts and Diabetes

            December 7th: Entertaining the Healthy Way: Creating Easy Nutritious Appetizers for the Holidays

            January 11th: Comfort Food Makeover

            February 8th: Chasing Away Winter Chills with Hearty Soup


These classes are offered at no cost from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm at the Jerseyville Community Hospital Wellness Center in Jerseyville.  Pre-registration is preferred. Registration can be done at the front desk of the JCH Wellness Center or calling the JCH Wellness Center at 618-498-3500. For any questions or concerns please call the Jersey County Extension office at 618-498-2913 or emailing Space is limited, so register soon.

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. 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: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,