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Mission Statement

The mission of the Indiana Extension Homemakers is to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development, and volunteer community support.


IEHA Vision Statement

The Indiana Extension Homemakers are dedicated to empowering and enriching the lives of individuals, families, and communities. 

For additional information about Indiana Extension Homemakers Association visit the state web site: 


First Tuesday Programs - Come Learn with Us

Programs will be held in the Farm Bureau Community Building on the 4-H fairgrounds.  Pre-registration is required by the Friday before the event.  Call the Purdue Extension Office to register 765-482-0750. Below are the current programs.  See class information in the attached files.

  • March 6th - Terrariums
  • April 3rd - Container Vegetable Gardening
  • May 1st Adult Coloring
  • June 5th - Yeast Bread in a Bag



Boone County Extension Homemakers Newsletter. Please see the attached files at the bottom of the page for the latest newsletter. 


2017-2018 Educational Lessons

The Extension Homemakers will offer the following educational lessons.  Information on the lessons is under attached files.  Register by calling the Purdue Extension Office by the Friday before the lesson. 

March 14, 2018

  • Increase Your Balance; Reduce Your Risk of Falls - 1:00 pm
  • Nutritional Needs for the Elderly - 2:00 pm


Threads of Compassion Program

IEHA is partenerning with Indiana Donor Network to provide shawls for organ donors families. Volunteers are needed to knit or crochet the shawls.  Instructions for the shawls are located in attached files.  



The Boone County Extension Homemakers and the Indiana Extension Homemakers offer a variety of scholarships.  See the list below and the applications are located in the attached files.  

  • BCEH High School Scholarship
  • BCEH Career Advancement Scholarship
  • BCEH Vocational & Trade Scholarship
  • IEHA Career Advancement Scholarship
  • Ruth B Sayre Scholarship


Boone County Extension Homemakers Open Show

The Boone County Extension Homemakers Open Show will be held during the county fair, July 24-27, 2018.  Please see the 2018 Open Show Book in the attached files.