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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Whiteside County
12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922

Carroll County
807D S Clay St
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: 815-244-9444
FAX: 815-244-3708

Lee County
280 W Wasson Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
Phone: 815-857-3525
FAX: 815-857-3527

News Release

Learn How to Write Your Life Story

Do you have treasured memories from your past you’d like to record?  Have you written down the special moments of your life to share with your family?  The University of Illinois Extension is pleased to offer the “Share Your Life Story:  Chapter Three” writing series on Mondays, beginning October 23rd in Dixon.  This writing series for all abilities will explore how to get started in sharing your life story and will include writing sessions and activities.  Previous writing experience is not required.  This 2017 series is a continuation from previous Life Story Writing Workshops; new participants are welcome to join at any time.     

University of Illinois Extension offers programs create learning partnerships that put knowledge to work and aim to make life better, healthier, safer, and more profitable for individuals and their communities.  Recording your life story, treasured memories, and special moments leaves a legacy for generations to come. 

“Share Your Life Story:  Chapter Three” will be held on Mondays at 2 p.m. beginning on October 23rd through December 4th at the Post House Community Center, 100 West 2nd Street, in Dixon.    There will be no class on November 20th.  This writing series is free and open to the public.  To pre-register for the series or for more information, visit the University of Illinois Extension event calendar online at or call 815-632-3611.  

Local Contact: Karla Belzer, Extension Educator, Family Life,