Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren Counties

Knox County
180 S Soangetaha Rd, Ste 108
Galesburg, IL 61401-5595
Phone: 309-342-5108
FAX: 309-342-1768
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed noon - 1 pm)

Henderson County
410 E. Main, PO Box 540
Stronghurst, IL 61480
Phone: 309-924-1163
FAX: 309-924-1164
Hours: Monday and Tuesday 8am-2pm and Thursday 8am-4:30pm

McDonough County
3022 W Jackson
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309-837-3939
FAX: 309-833-3019
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed noon - 1 pm)

Warren County
1000 North Main Street
P.O. Box 227
Monmouth, IL 61462
Phone: 309-734-5161
FAX: 309-734-5532
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30pm (Closed noon to 1 pm)

Upcoming Events

Small Business Day

May 15, 2018

Lake Storey Pavilion
1572 Machen Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401 (Knox County)

ESN of West Central Illinois 2017 Small Business Day Award Luncheon 

Awards will be given for:  Entrepreneurial Lifetime Achievement - Entrepreneur of the Year - Small Business Start-Up of the Year - Small Business Success 5-10 years - Small Business Success over 10 years - Small Business Exporter - Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Small Business Advocate of the Year.

Recognition Certificates will be awarded for:  Women/Minority-Owned Businesses and Business Anniversaries of 25, 50, 75 & 100 years.

Guest Speakers - 6 County Fast Pitch Competition Grand Prize Winners

The grand prize winners from the 6 County Fast Pitch will be "pitching" their business.  

Andrea Konie - Dinners on Me!

Winner of the Manufacturing/Fabrication/Distribution category.

Dinners on Me is a frozen meal service based in Cambridge.  Our meals go from freezer to oven to eliminate prep time for busy families during dinner.  We offer a free delivery route once a month, home parties, and attend several farmers markets.

Linda Putnam - Linda's Salsa

Winner of the Existing Business Expansion category.

Linda's Salsa is a very popular salsa made in Monmouth, Illinois.  It is currently sold in 4 states.  It can be found in numerous stores such as Hy-Vee, Niemann Foods (County Market), Fareway, Schnucks, The Bon Ton Stores, and many independent stores.  Linda's Salsa comes in 4 flavors: Mild, Medium, Hot, and Black Bean and Corn.  It is THE BEST DARN SALSA EVER!

Shawn Kendall - Trademark Vacations

Winner of the New Business Retail/Services

Trademark Vacations specializes in custom European vacations.  Our experts travel Europe to find the best cities, hotels, activities, and tours to design amazing vacations and be your personal travel guide.

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