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Odds and Ends: Want to work for Extension? and more

Sometimes we have so much news to share that posts could be overflowing. Odds and Ends is here to help by aggregating a few noteworthy items.


Three bits of information to share, including two great opportunities and an informative read about how civic engagement can look and work in communities.
  • Interested in being a part of the work Extension does in Leadership and Civic Engagement education? We are looking to a hire an educator who would primarily serve the West Central part of Minnesota. If this is you or someone you know, please take a look at the full job posting.
  • Minnesota offers many great summer festivals and fairs across the state. One such event, Flom Farm Fest, is coming up next month. Located in Norman County, this is a great, weekend get-together with mudding, music, and even bed races this year! Red River Valley Emerging Leadership Program alumni Christina and David Lien are a part of the effort to put it on, so go out and support them August 22-24. Track their Facebook page for more information.
  • Ever wonder what civic engagement looks like in practice? This article suggests how civic engagement done right can get people engaged and create better outcomes. Read it here.

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