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Area extension director retires

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Long-time Parke County Extension Director Mark Spelbring officially retired Sept. 30, after more than 27 years of service with Purdue Extension in Parke and Vermillion counties.

In the position, Spelbring was responsible for the agriculture and natural resources program area and the community development program area.

He also helped with 4-H Youth Program activities and county fairs in both counties.

A retirement reception will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, from 2-4 p.m., in the Parke County Extension Office Meeting Room at the 4-H Fairgrounds north of Rockville.

The public is invited to attend the event.

Spelbring is a native of Clay County, having been raised near the Poland area.

He and his wife Linda live in Rockville.

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