In 1917 the Johnson County Cooperative Extension office opened its doors.
This year, a centennial celebration will be held from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf, Overland park.
The goal was to bring land grant university resources and knowledge directly to the citizens. Kansas State University Research and Extension has been in partnership with Johnson County government for a century providing unbiased scientific resources and serving as the bridge between university academic specialists and the public for the past 100 years.
As the cooperative extension the mission is mission to serve in cooperation with citizens — working together to apply research-based solutions to your personal needs.
The public is invited to help celebrate the past 100 years of providing top notch quality programs for our county
The event is free and there will be fun, interactive stations for young and old to participate in, refreshments, demonstrations, and program spotlights all day long. Please join us in celebrating the past, present and future of Johnson County Extension.