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Wright County Extension Council election in January

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Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 3:41 pm

Roscoe Griffin    , Alan Harp, Stacey McCallister, Rich Rosenkoetter, Helen Sanders, and Carolyn Schuler will be on the January ballot for election of Wright County University of Missouri Extension Council members.

Council chairman Denis Turner said six county residents will be elected to fill this year’s vacancies. The new council begins its duties March 1, according to state law.

University of Missouri Extension offers educational programs in such categories as agriculture, home economics, business and industry, community development, youth development (4-H), and various continuing education courses, seminars and workshops. University of Missouri Extension does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability in employment or in any program or activity.

The county extension council works with University of Missouri Extension staff members in planning and making recommendations for educational programs.

The Wright County University of Missouri Extension Council is composed of fifteen members. Twelve are elected and three represent appointments by eligible committees and farm organizations having at least 25 members in the county.

Voting will be county wide. Anyone 18 or older is eligible to vote. You may vote by paper ballot in the Wright County Extension office, (9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, Mo.) which will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. January 25-29, or online at http://extension.missouri.edu/wright.