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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chancellor Deaton to Discuss St. Louis Extension Office’s Importance to Community

Story Contact(s):
Christian Basi,, 573-882-4430

WHAT: After more than 20 years in the World Trade Center, MU Extension in St. Louis is moving from Clayton to Creve Coeur. To mark the relocation, Chancellor Brady Deaton will speak during an open house and formal ribbon-cutting ceremony. In addition to the ceremony, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and learn about programs provided in St. Louis County related to nutrition and health, housing, horticulture, community development, youth development, and labor education.

WHO: Speakers include:
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley
Associate Vice Provost and Associate Director of MU Extension Beverly Coberly
Creve Coeur Mayor Barry L. Glantz
Mizzou Alumni Association President Jim Gwinner

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 26

WHERE: New MU St. Louis Extension Office
10650 Gateway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132

NOTES: Media and members of the community are welcome to attend. Beverages and giveaways will be available. To register visit: For more information contact Janie Lewis at 314-400-2115 or