Annual Cape Girardeau County Extension Council Scholarship Applications now available - Due by July 15, 2016

All applicants must be Cape Girardeau County residents and meet one of the following criteria:  Graduated from a Cape Girardeau County High School, Graduated from an adjoining school district outside Cape Girardeau County while living in Cape Girardeau County or obtained a GED while living in Cape Girardeau County.   Must have a minimum of 60 hours of college level course work towards an undergraduate degree along with other requisites.  See the Complete requisites and download the Application.   Return completed applications to the University of Missouri Extension Center, 684 W. Jackson Trail or P.O. Box 408, Jackson, MO.


MU Extension's Health Insurance Education Initiative

Health Insurance Education Initiative (PDF)

Grandparent Support Group

The Grandparent Support Group, for grandparents raising children, meets monthly (with a summer break until August)  at the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center, 684 W. Jackson Trail, in Jackson. 

Call Mary Gosche, Human Development Specialist, at 573-243-3581 for more information.

Business development classes offered

For a schedule of upcoming classes in surrounding counties, contact Richard Proffer, business specialist, at 573-243-3581. You can also reach Richard on Twitter, on his blog and on Facebook.