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
March 5 Monarch Butterflies
April 2 Organic Gardening
May 7 Essential Oils
June 4 Useful Recycling Hacks
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. See attached file for more information on sessions.
Boone County Extension Homemakers Newsletter. Please see the attached files at the bottom of the page for the latest newsletter.
2018-2019 Educational Lessons
The Extension Homemakers will offer educational lessons for the program year 2018-19. Below is a list of lessons, see attached files for more information on lessons.
October 10, 2018
- Life Story - 10:00 am
- Health...Happiness...Wholeness - 11:00 am
- Food & Inflammation - Is There an Anti-Inflammation Diet? - 1:00 pm
- Financial Fraud Bingo - 2:00 pm
The Boone County Extension Homemakers will host the 2019 Quilt Show on March 16, 2019. See attached files for the flyer and application.
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 2018 to April 2019. See application and additional requirements in the attached files.
The Boone County Extension Homemakers offer the following scholarships. See the attached files for information and applications.
- BCEH High School Scholarship
- BCEH Career Advancement Scholarship
- IEHA Career Advancement Scholarship
- IEHA Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship
The Boone County Extension Homemakers Open Show will be July 23-26, 2019. The Open Show book will be available soon.
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.