The University of Illinois Extension Office and acting county director Lisa Peterson, has announced a newcomer to the Extension Office in Alexis McDowell. McDowell will take over as a 4-H youth development program coordinator serving Christian County in Taylorville. She will be coordinating many 4-H activities throughout the County including general and livestock shows at the Ag Fair, various workshops, and working with area youth and volunteers. She says that she is from Nokomis and is excited to start working.
McDowell also says that working with youth is something that she has always wanted to do.
McDowell says she is most excited to use her marketing skills and things that she has learned to help the kids. She says that she started last Wednesday.
For more information on the University of Illinois Extension Office, visit https://extension.illinois.edu/cjmm.