Notice of Extension office closing at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 13


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Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 2:54 pm
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Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension


University of Illinois Extension – Rock Island County office will be closed at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 so that staff may attend the memorial service for their former colleague, Elizabeth 'Liz' Haynes who passed away on November 2, 2012. She served as the Natural Resources/Zoology Educator for University of Illinois Extension from 1999 to 2012. The Extension office will resume its regular hours on Wednesday, which are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For questions or information contact University of Illinois Extension – Rock Island County, 321 West 2nd Ave., Milan, IL (309) 756-9978.

















 



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