Daviess County HHS

Welcome to Health & Human Sciences of Daviess County with Jennifer Stefancik as your Educator!

“Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences (HHS) provides education to people of all ages in Indiana’s 92 counties. The community is our classroom - where we bring university information to the local level and help people strengthen families, spend smart, eat right and live well.”

HHS programs examples in Daviess County include: ServSafe, Parenting education, financial resource management, Where Does Your $ Go, Captain Cash, Matter of Balance and Dining with Diabetes. Feel free to reach out to Jennifer for more information or to learn about how to have a presentation for your group.

Please call the office, 812-254-8668 and we will be happy to assist you. 

Don't forget to check our upcoming events or the sort the calendar by "County" to see classes being held in locally.

 

Thank you!

Contact Us and Quick Links

Jennifer Stefancik
jstefanc@purdue.edu
300 E Hefron St. - Suite 119
Washington, IN  47501
(812) 254-8668

ServSafe educates food service workers about food safety

ServSafe Food Protection Manager is their highest certification. It satisfies Indiana requirements to become a Certified Food Protection manager and focuses on five aspects:

• Foodborne microorganisms and allergens
• Personal hygiene
• Purchasing, receiving, and storage
• Preparing, cooking, and serving
• Facilities, cleaning/sanitation, and managing pests

The full 1-day training includes a manual and proctored exam. You must score 75 percent or greater to earn the certificate. The certification is valid for five years. A photo ID with signature is required to take the exam (driver license, state ID, student ID, military ID, employee ID, U.S. green card, or valid passport).

 

Schedule of local Classes

March 21, 2022 at Washington, IN  47501

To register visit: www.purdue.edu/servsafe/workshops

Country Registration Deadline is March 14, 2022

For a printable PDF Click Here

 

Click here for a calendar of classes  

 Welcome to the Daviess County Homemaker's Association - Linda Cornelius President

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

 

Current Homemaker's Clubs

April Debs - President Debbie Hamdan

Hoosier Gals - President Chris Allison

March Beginnings - President Karen Barnard

Sugarland Homemaker's - President Karen Boyd

 

Newsletters - to be added to the email listing please send lisa an email at lpetty@purdue.edu

For a printable PDF of Newsletters - please click the month below you wish to view

September & October 2021

 

Homemaker's Senior Scholarship - Due to the office by March 1, 2022

For a printable word document - Click Here

Application may be email to Lisa at lpetty@purdue.edu 

 

Upcoming Homemaker's Events

EVANSVILLE SPRING DISTRICT MEETING

March 8, 2022

Daviess County

9:30 ET – Registration    10:00 ET – District Meeting

Washington Park Community Building

501 Burkhart Drive, Washington, IN 47501

MENU

Little Cheddars, Fried Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad, Roll, Dessert

SPEAKER

Sandy Noble Barton, Daviess County native, Indiana State Fair’s Aunt Verbena

DONATE

Items for silent auction and any of the following food items:

Peanut Butter, Spaghetti Sauce, Spaghetti O’s, or Ravioli

IEHA state board has asked each district to collect and donate food at their district meetings for a food bank in the host county.

Registration fee:  $ 12.00         Registration deadline:  March 1, 2022

 

EVANSVILLE SPRING DISTRICT MEETING

March 8, 2022

Daviess County

9:30 ET – Registration    10:00 ET – District Meeting

Washington Park Community Building

501 Burkhart Drive, Washington, IN 47501

MENU

Little Cheddars, Fried Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad, Roll, Dessert

SPEAKER

Sandy Noble Barton, Daviess County native, Indiana State Fair’s Aunt Verbena

DONATE

Items for silent auction and any of the following food items:

Peanut Butter, Spaghetti Sauce, Spaghetti O’s, or Ravioli

IEHA state board has asked each district to collect and donate food at their district meetings for a food bank in the host county.

Registration fee:  $ 12.00         Registration deadline:  March 1, 2022

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Please contact the office at 812-254-8668 with any questions you may have have.  Thank You!

FREE Parent's Night Out Series
April 11, 18, and 25th 2022
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Daviess County 4-H Exhibit Building
Registration due by Friday, April 8, 2022
No Charge but registration required
812-254-8668
Topics                                                                             Learn how to
Helping around the house                                               Communicate with your children
Solving conflict                                                                 Gain their cooperation
Helping ca child do better in school                                 Develop self-esteem
Dealing with bad influence                                               Encourage responsibility
Obeying requests and speaking respectfully
What is your Parenting style ?
Dictatorial
Permissive
Active
STEM ACTIVITIES 
for Kindergarten to 12 years old
If you are registered for the Parent Night Out Series.  Please register your child or children for the FREE STEM Activities session the same time as your Parenting Classes.
Hands on activities for your children while you attend the parenting program.  They'll have fun learning hands on activities with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Match.
Session will also be held at the 4-H Grounds in Washington. 
Please call 812-254-8668 to Register before Friday, April 8, 2022.
Please click the link below for printable PDFs.

PARENTS FOREVER

Parents Forever is an educational program fro families experiencing divorce, separation, or a change in custody. 

Class is $50 per Participant.

For more information please call Meagan at 812-435-5287 or email brotherm@purdue.edu

 

March 28 - 9 AM - 1 PM CST - EVPL Central

April 8 - 12 PM - 4 PM CST - EVPL Red Bank

April 25 - 9 AM - 1 PM CST - EVPL Central

May 2 - 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST - EVPL McCollough

May 17 - 12:00 PM - 4 PM CST - Boonville Warrick County Public Library

June 15 - 12 PM - 4 PM CST - Food Court Meeting Space - Daviess County 4-H Grounds

 

For a printable pdf flyer - please click here

PRESERVE IT NOW. .. ENJOY IT LATER

BASICS OF SAFE HOME CANNING
PRESSURE CANNER 6 BOILING WATER CANNER

 

LECTURE/RESOURCES * HANDS ON PRACTICE * TAKE HOME PRODUCT

Purdue Extension Mastering Home Food Preservation Instructors Sign up today!

Online Registration Preferred

https://cvent.me/kagOyz

Cost: $50.00

Questions with registration: edustore@purdue.edu 

 

MAY 19 & JUNE 21

Northwest Indiana
Crown Point - Lake County
May 19, 10 AM - 3 PM CST Contact: Linda Curley,
219- 755-3240

West Indiana
Roachdale - Putnam County
June 21, 11 AM - 4 PM EST Contact: Abbigail Sampson,
765- 653-8411

 

July 8 and 30

South Central Indiana
Columbus - Bartholomew County
July 8, 9 AM - 2 PM EST Contact: Harriet Armstrong,
812- 379-1665


Central Indiana Logansport

Cass County
July 30, 9 AM - 2 PM EST
Contact: Jane Horner,
574- 753-7750

 

August 2, 9, 13, and 15

East Central Indiana
Greenfield - Hancock County
August 2, 11 AM - 4 PM EST
Contact: Monica Nagele,
765- 364-6363


Central Indiana
Franklin - Johnson County
August 9, 11 AM - 4 PM EST
Contact: Moncia Nagele,
765- 364-6363


Northeast Indiana
Fort Wayne - Allen County
August 13, 9 AM - 2 PM EST
Contact: Molly Hoag,
260- 824-6412


Northeast Indiana
Fort Wayne - Allen County
August 15, 9 AM - 2 PM EST
Contact: Molly Hoag,
260- 824-6412

 

For a printable PDF please click HERE

 

 

MATTER OF BALANCE - Upcoming Class

Blue Jean Center
1242 Main St.
Monroe City, IN 47557


THURSDAYS
March 17th, 24th, 31st, April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and May 5th
TIME: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
To register, contact Tonya Short
Purdue Extension - Knox County
812-882-3509

For printable PDF Click Here

Upcoming Daviess, Martin, and Knox County Events