LCEA’s mission is to advance the economic and social well-being of Linn County residents by providing guidance and assistance to Extension; continue to support the GROWING newsletter; and promote awareness of the positive impact of Extension programs

Advise & Advocate
LCEA works year-round with Extension staff formulating strategies to enhance educational and marketing programs.

LCEA advocates for Extension at the state level, meeting with legislators advising them on needs for our programs.

Extension Outreach
LCEA reaches out to businesses,civic and faith-based groups as well as the general public, schools and government groups to raise awareness of OSU Extension Service Linn Counties vast services and educational opportunities through fairs, presentations, websites and social media.
Grants & Scholarships
LCEA offers five $500 scholarships annually to new and continuing college students from Linn County.

Scholarships are awarded in September and paid directly to the educational institution on the winners’ applications.

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GROWING is a joint publication by Linn and Benton County OSU Extension services, and is published by the Albany Democrat Herald. GROWING is published every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November).

A partnership with the Mid-Valley Media Group has created a wonderful opportunity for Extension to reach more people in both counties. GROWING will be inserted into the Albany Democrat Herald, Lebanon Express, Gazette Times, and Philomath Express. For those who don't subscribe to one of these newspapers, GROWING will also be inserted into This Week, a free publication delivered to most households in the mid-valley.