Posted Online: Oct. 03, 2012, 11:55 am

Scott County Extension celebrates 100 years of service

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Picture: back, left to right - Bob Owen, Regional Director, Council members Mary Schwarz, Jane Weber, John Maxwell, Jodi Blake, Chuck Buel and Assistant to the ISU Vice-President of Extension and Outreach, Sherry Glenn. Front, left to right, Council members Michael Ryan and SusyVenHorst and Scott County Extension Director, Becky Bray. Not pictured: Council members Roger Fuerstenberg and Bonnie Beechum.
Press release submitted by ISU Extension Scott County

The Scott County Extension Council was presented recently with a certificate celebrating 100 years of service to Scott County citizens. The first county agent in Scott County was hired in 1912. Extension programs offer research based, unbiased education for citizens in the areas of horticulture, youth, parenting, nutrition, money concerns, manufacturing assistance, and community building.