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Cope Is A New U of I Extension Director

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Pam Jacobs has wrapped up a 43-year career heading the Monroe County office of the University of Illinois Extension. Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the occasion Jan. 12 at the County Fairgrounds in Waterloo. Among the current and former colleagues attending the gathering are, left to right, first row, Kelly Brandt, Paige Brown, Mary Kay Rahn, Arlin Obst, Sarah Ruth and Rachel Hazen; and second row, Matthew Brandt, Karen Stallman, Emily Reece, Ashley Wetzler-Terveer, Courtney Mosbacher, Pam Jacobs, Kim Bergmann, Sharon Marquardt, Lynn Heins, Carol Howell, Jessica Shevlin and John Howell.     		           - photos by Rachel Hazen
Pam Jacobs has wrapped up a 43-year career heading the Monroe County office of the University of Illinois Extension. Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the occasion Jan. 12 at the County Fairgrounds in Waterloo. Among the current and former colleagues attending the gathering are, left to right, first row, Kelly Brandt, Paige Brown, Mary Kay Rahn, Arlin Obst, Sarah Ruth and Rachel Hazen; and second row, Matthew Brandt, Karen Stallman, Emily Reece, Ashley Wetzler-Terveer, Courtney Mosbacher, Pam Jacobs, Kim Bergmann, Sharon Marquardt, Lynn Heins, Carol Howell, Jessica Shevlin and John Howell. - photos by Rachel Hazen

by Joe Leicht The University of Illinois Extension's Unit 22 (serving the counties of Monroe, Madison and St. Clair) has a new director, and she's about as "from home" as she could be. Amy Cope, daughter of Larry and Marlene Wild, has been a busy woman since graduating from Waterloo High School in 1998. She …

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