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:
As of March 19, 2020 - All events have been postponed or cancelled until further notice.
2020 Home and Family Conference has been cancelled
2020-2021 Educational Lessons
October 20, 2020
10:00 am - Girlfriends
11:00 am - Let's Move More!
March 18, 2021
1:00 pm - The Pet Connection
2:00 pm - Reducing Food Waste at Home
See attached file for more information on the lessons
First Tuesday Programs - Come Learn with Us - update will be posted soon
Homemakers Helping Teachers
The Boone County Extension Homemakers have established a grant program for teachers in a state accredited elementary school in Boone County. The program will award a $100.00 grant each month for educational purposes; curriculum supplies, resources, etc. The grant is not intended to be used for room decorations, class parties, or individual awards. Applications will be reviewed monthly from August 2019 to April 2020. See application and additional requirements in the attached files.
Open Show & Beehive
With the health and safety of the community in mind, the Boone County Extension Homemakers have voted to cancel the Open Show for 2020. BCEH looks forward to hosting the Open Show in 2021
The Back to the Fifties Contest is accepting exhibits for Photography and Fine Arts. See the flyer in attached files
BCEH voted to not host the Beehive during the fair, please join them in 2021
The Holiday Bazaar committee have decided to cancel the bazaar for November 2020 due to COVID-19. The Holiday Bazaar for 2021 has already been scheduled for November 20, 2021. Information for that date will be sent mid-June, 2021
Threads of Compassion Program
IEHA is working with 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.
Cloth Face Coverings
The CDC, Center for Disease Control, has provided guidelines for making cloth face coverings. Instructions for the face coverings is located in attached files. Check out the website for more information. www.cdc.gov/coronavirus