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

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

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

News Release

Write Your Life Story – Workshop Offered

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 Fridays, beginning September 22nd in Sterling.  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 Fridays at 10 a.m. beginning on September 22nd through November 3rd at the Sterling Public Library Community Room, 102 West Third Street in Sterling.    There will be no class on October 27th.  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.  

Source: Karla Belzer, Extension Educator, Family Life,