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Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs, located on the campus of Alabama A&M University, is one of six base program areas of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and a national leader in providing urban Extension programs and services that sustain the environment and impact the lives of Alabama’s growing and diverse populations. For more than a decade, Urban Affairs & New Nontraditional Programs has been at the forefront in providing life-changing programs for individuals, families, children and youth, entrepreneurs, and animal producers just to name a few. Our goal is to ultimately improve and sustain lives, homes, communities, businesses, and the environment.

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Perdido Beach

One Health Symposium for
Sheep and Goat Production


August 24-25, 2018
Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL 36561
1-855-516-1090 - Mention booking ID #14652 for special rate

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Hotel Information - You must book hotel by August 8 to get special rate.

Perdido Beach Resort
The Perdido Beach Resort is the location for the One Health Symposium for Sheep and Goat Production. A block of rooms has been reserved at a rate of $159.00 plus tax per night. To reserve your room directly with Perdido Beach Resort, just call 1-855-516-1090 and be sure to mention the Booking ID #14652.

Holiday Inn Express - Gulf Shores
An additional 20 rooms are reserved at the Holiday Inn Express for a rate of $119.00 a night. Please visit: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/gulf-shores/gfscm/hoteldetail​ to make reservations online.

Or call 251-948-6191 and mention that you are with the One Health Symposium Group. The cut-off date is August 8. For questions or concerns, please contact Alan Olson at 251-307-2109.



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