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Women Land & Legacy of Jackson County April 16, 2009

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Subject: Women Land & Legacy presents An Estate Planning Workshop
April 23rd
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Women, Land, and Legacy of Jackson County will be hosting a very popular Estate Planning Workshop on Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Comfort Inn in Maquoketa. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the presentation “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” by Jackson County Extension Director, Amber Matthiesen. Ms. Matthiesen’s presentation will discuss the inheritance of personal property.

From 6:00 to 7:00 attendees will have the opportunity to visit with local estate and financial planners to learn what services are available in the area.

From 7:00 to 9:00 there will be an informative talk given by the regionally-renowned speaker, Steve Bohr, of Farm Financial Services, Inc. in Cedar Rapids. Mr. Bohr’s talk will focus on what steps farm families can take to ensure a profitable future for the next generation.

Local financial and estate planners wishing to set up a booth at the event may do so by calling the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District at 563-652-2337 ext. 3 to reserve a spot for a booth. There will be a $10 fee for all vendors.

The event is free and open to the public. This is a very popular workshop and those wishing to attend should call the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District at 563-652-2337 ext. 3 by Tuesday, April 21, to reserve a spot. Light refreshments will be served. ********************************************************************
Thanks for your help in getting the word out about this popular workshop! Sincerely,
Courtney Myers
USDA-NRCS
603 E Platt St.
Maquoketa, IA 52060
563-652-2337 x3

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