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July 17, 2014

Purdue Extension Education Open House

Teachers in Howard County are invited to visit the Purdue Extension Education Open House from noon to 3 p.m. July 24 at the Howard County Government Center, 120 E. Mulberry St., Room 101.

The free event aims to introduce area teachers to ways they can involve the community and the extension’s resources in their classroom. Purdue Extension has partnered with a variety of local businesses and resources to share what is available to teachers and their students.

Participating will be: the Purdue Extension Education Store, Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, Howard County Recycling, Kokomo Humane Society and more. For more information, call 765-456-2313 or email richar76@purdue.edu.

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