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
2019-2020 Educational Lessons
October 9, 2019
10:00 am - Difficult Conversations
11:00 am - Aging in Place
March 18, 2020
1:00 pm - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed
2:00 pm - Navigating Healthcare
See attached file for more information on the lessons
First Tuesday Programs - Come Learn with Us.
March 3 Take Your Best Shot
April 7 Unarmed Response to an Active Shooter
May 5 Make Your Own Hypertufa Flower Pot
June 2 Floral Arrangements
See attached file for more information on the programs
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.
The Boone County Extension Homemakers Open Show will be July 21 - 24, 2020. The 2020 Open Show book is located in the attached files. Printed copies are not available at this time.
Boone County Extension Homemakers and IEHA Scholarships
Scholarship applications are available in the Boone County Extension Office and in the attached files.
- Boone County Extension Homemakers High School Scholarship
- Boone County Extension Homemakers Career Advancement Scholarship
- IEHA Career Advancement Scholarship
- Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship
- IEHA Steps to Success Scholarship
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