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fair2016 Leavenworth County Fair July 26-30

WANTED: Extension Council Candidates

The local Extension program is guided by the Extension Council comprised of Program Development Committees (PDC) for the four program areas: Agriculture/Natural Resources, Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Development. The Extension Council represents the citizens of Leavenworth County, Kansas. They are the “voice” of the community, giving the agents feedback and guidance for local programs. The Council is made up of business people, community leaders, farmers, home makers, teachers, and others who have an interest in Extension.

If you would be interested in serving on the Extension Council, please contact an Extension staff member or any of current Extension Council members for more information. You will need to complete the Consent to Nominate form and return it to the Extension Office by July 15. Leavenworth County conducts the Extension Council election at the time of the Leavenworth County Fair. 

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