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Southwind District

Erie Office

111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
Fax:  620-244-3829

Fort Scott Office

210 South National
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fax:  620-223-0332

Iola Office

1006 N. State St.
Iola, KS 66749
Fax:  620-365-7944

Yates Center Office

211 W. Butler
Yates Center, KS  66783
Fax:  620-625-8645
Effective June 1, 2023
all offices will be open
8 am to 4:30 pm and 
closed from 12 to 12:30 pm for lunch.



Who We Are

The Southwind Extension Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting local extension programming efforts in the areas of youth development, agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer sciences, and community vitality.


Board of Directors

Steve Morrison, Chairman

Ethan Holly, Vice-Chairman

Lori Shue, Secretary

Job Springer, Treasurer

Troy Birk

Belinda Dyer

Lois Carlson

Cindy Friedrich

Darrel Monfort

Pete Wiley

Diane Brilhart

Miles Mentzer

Carol Crawford

Gary Palmer

Kathy Brazle

Recent Contributions

  • A $1,000 grant through Fort Scott Area Community Foundation will be used in Bourbon County for kids cooking classes in the summer of 2023.
  •  A $5,000 grant from Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas to buy the Southwind 4-H Shooting Sports a cargo utility trailer.