Annual Extension meeting slated

Thursday, February 16, 2006

OREGON COUNTY -- The Oregon County Annual Extension Meeting will be Feb. 18 at the BB Road Volunteer Fire Department and Community Center.

Registration will start at 6 p.m. with a covered dish meal following at 6:15 p.m.

Extension Agriculture Specialist Stacy Hambelton said the program this year will be "If You Want a Return, You Must Invest," presented by Cammie Younger, Extension youth specialist serving Oregon County.

Hambelton said retiring council members will be recognized at the meeting. Those retiring from the Extension Council are Dale Combs, Ann Dale, Howard Dethrow, Dan Fraley, Eddie Honeycutt, Mack Roberts and John Wrenfrow. He said new council members Nancy Alford, David Crews, Pat Holmes, Bart Kernodle, Rodger Shelton, Sarah Wiggs and Buddy Wright will be sworn in at the meeting. Hambelton said some special awards will also be presented that evening.

The meal will be potluck with meat (pork chops), with drinks and table service provided. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a covered dish with a serving utensil.

A brief business meeting will follow the program. For more information regarding the meeting call the Oregon County Extension Office at 417-778-7490.

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