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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Effingham County
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Clay County
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Fayette County
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Jasper County
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Midwest Inland Port: Your Strategic Advantage

October 18, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM )

Midwest Inland Port: Your Strategic Advantage

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10:00–11:30 a.m.

Location: University of Illinois Extension Office (basement)

1209 Wenthe Drive

Effingham, IL  62401

Midwest Inland Port

Nicole Bateman, Executive Director

Community Marketing Manager, Limitless Decatur & Macon County

Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County

101 S. Main St

Decatur, IL 62523

(217) 422-9520


Presentation Description:  Hear from officials from the Midwest Inland Port – a multi-modal transportation hub located in Decatur, Illinois that delivers both domestic and international flexibility for companies through a well-positioned transportation corridor, connecting the Midwest to the East, West and Gulf Coasts of North America. Learn about the port assets and the opportunities it presents for the Effingham region.


There is no cost to attend.  Please register at or by October 12 so that you can be notified of any changes. If you have any questions or need special access, contact Ken Larimore at  or call 618-783-3409 or 618-783-2521.