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October 20 message

Good Afternoon: I hope you are all enjoying the fall weather. Several items to share with you today.

November 2 UM Connect: Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 2 for a UM Connect Webinar for the new Southwest Extension Region. The webinar will begin at 9:00 a.m.. and will last approximately 90 minutes. The webinar will cover budget and staff issues and lay the groundwork for operations in the new Southwest Extension region, which will include 20 county offices and four Regional Extension Offices. Details on connecting to this webinar will be sent at a later date.

Lyon County Staff changes: We will welcome Amanda Kesteloot as Lyon County Support staff. Amanda will begin this position November 1. She will work 80 per cent time (Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) This will also be the hours the Lyon County Extension Office will be open to the public.
Interviews for the Lyon County 4H Program Coordinator position were held last week. Trish expects to be able to share the name of the successful applicant in the near future.

Worthington Regional Office move: The Extension Regional Office, Worthington will be moving on October 20-24 to their new office location. The new address is: 1527 Prairie Drive, Worthington, MN 56187.

Extension Committee Schedule: Here is the schedule of Extension Committee meetings in the ten county Marshall region:

October 26 5:30 p.m. Swift County
November 7 12:00 Noon Kandiyohi County
November 7 5:00 p.m. Chippewa County
November 7 7:30 p.m. Lincoln County
November 10 7:00 p.m. Lyon County
November 15 4:30 p.m. Lac qui Parle County
November 17 7:00 p.m. Big Stone County
November 28 7:00 p.m. Renville County
December 1 4:00 p.m. Redwood County
December 1 7:00 p.m. Yellow Medicine County

Thank you for sending out the meeting reminders to the members.

Have a good weekend,


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