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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

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Another Successful 4-H Cup Cake Decorating Workshop in Jersey County

Another Successful 4-H Cup Cake Decorating Workshop

Cup Cake Decorating is becoming a very popular workshop in Jersey County. This was evident as 15 youth from the Jerseyville area participated in this 4-H Cupcake Decorating Workshop on July 20.

Presenter, Karla Keene of Shipman, shared her journey as how she became a premiere cake decorator and designer. Each participant decorated two cupcakes to take home. 

To keep up with 4-H happenings in Jersey County, including this workshop, check us out on Facebook

For more information about the Jersey County 4-H Program contact the Extension office by calling (618) 498-2913 or email


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Photo Caption: The 4-H Cup Cake Decorating Workshop was a ton of fun! Everyone went home with two decorated cupcakes and tools to make more.

Pictured left to right: Taylor Woodring, Lila Wayne, Addison Carpenter, Eliana Carpenter, Darcy Cummings, Presenter Karla Keene, Chloe Hartman, Hunter Ickler and Alicia Albers.

Front Row: Mariah Edgell, Maddy Woolsey, Holly Forrester and Lauren Towel.