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Boone County Extension Homemakers

April 20, 2020
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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: 


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.    


Open Show

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.


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. 





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