Thursday, January 23, 2014

Public Meeting of Regional Extension Council in Springfield on Jan. 28

Jay Chism, director of Southwest Region
3003 E. Chestnut Expressway, Suite 200, Springfield, Mo.
Tel: (417) 865-0707

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Southwest Region Extension Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. The business meeting begins with a meal and business gets underway at 7 p.m.

Dave Hedrick from the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute will be the evening’s featured speaker according to Jay Chism, director of the Southwest Region.

Regional Extension Council meetings are open to the public; but due to limited space, advance registration is necessary by calling the regional extension office at (417) 865-0707.

The regional extension council for southwest Missouri is comprised of representatives from each of the 16 extension county councils in the Southwest Region. Each county council, whose members are elected by a public vote, selects its own representatives to the regional council where each county has one vote.

The purpose of regional extension councils is to be a forum through which member county councils cooperate in providing effective educational programs for the region.


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