University of Illinois Extension offices in Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties held a holiday gathering on Monday, Dec. 9. This year the staff from each county collected diapers that will be donated to His Glory Mission in Belvidere. Extension staff also donated gift cards to be sent to Washington, Ill. to help with tornado relief. Standing, from left, Peggy Doty, Kelli Morrow, Jessica McCanse, Candice Miller, Johnna Jennings, Sue Buntjer, Nicole Groezinger, Cathy Anderson, Janelle Stein and Connie Handel. Sitting, from left, Jodi Baumgartner, Judy Hodge, Lisa Valle, Melissa Irwin, Marilyn Csernus and Melinda Charbonneau. Not pictured: Vicky Broos, Rosa Borjon and Mary Beth Christen.