UPDATED September 7, 2017

 

McLean County HCE CALENDAR

 

  SINCE 1918

 

CONGRATULATIONS, McLEAN COUNTY HCE ON

99 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

  

"Down by the Riverside WITH MCLEAN COUNTY HCE!"

  

Questions about program activities may be directed to:

Website information updating-      Pat Pulokas  309-728-2118

General Information-                    Kathryn McNeely  309 275 8898

Cultural Enrichment-                Lynda K 309-821-1266

     Read & Share  –                 Lavonne C.  309 661-6391

Fall & Spring Trip/Tour-   Karen C. 309-862-1354, Alice M. 309-826-9633

Workshops, Classes,Program Lessons   Kathleen E.  309-728-2784

Membership Info-        Cindy K. 309 663-4796 or Bette O. 309-454-8442

International        Karen C.  309-826-9559; Phyllis W. 309-828-5465

Margaret Esposito Scholarship–   or McLean HCE Scholarship

   go to: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/  

   Click on Economic Development, Scholarships

  

2017-2018 HCE PROGRAMMING

 (Tentative Programming and subject to change)

All Programs & Workshops are available to the general public.

Some may require a fee. Check Workshops page for more details!

 

  

  

LIKE our facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/McLean-County-Association-for-Home-and-Community-Education.

(See Pictures of McLean County HCE December Holiday Party, Feb 20 Membership/Friendship Tea; March 12 Super Saturday; 92nd IAHCE Annual Conference in East Peoria in March, July 12th 98th Annual Meeting; July 19-21 NVON Annual Conference; 2016 McLean County Fair and Young at Heart Day Event)

 

 

 OCTOBER IS HCE MONTH!

Not a HCE member?  Come join us for fun and lifelong learning.

Click on the Units/Clubs page for more information.

 

 

 

 

 (All classes Open to Public, some with fees)

LLL = Local Leader Lesson        CE= Cultural Enrichment Activity

EXT OFC = HCE & Extension Office: 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington

FB=  Farm Bureau Building Auditorium, 2243 Westgate Dr, Bloomington

Culvers - on North Hershey by Thorntons

 

Check Workshops page for full details of calendar events listed!

 

September, 2017    Monthly Lesson: "Household & Hazardous Waste & What is Radon"

·   Sep 4 - Labor parade, downtown Bloomington- 100th float in parade

·   Sep 6 (Wed) - 4-6p  Downs Farmers Market - HCE Bake Sale Booth

      Bring priced baked goods by 3:30pm 

     May leave food items at the Ext Ofc by 2:45 on day of sale

·   Sep 11 - Cultural Enrichment Workshop - Zipper Flowers

     1-4 pm @ Extension Office Aud.; RSVP by Sep 7-Lynda, 532-1961

·   Sep 13 (Wed) -  Downs Farmers Market - HCE Bake Sale Booth

        Bring priced baked goods by 3:30pm  Sale  4-6 pm

         May leave food items at the Ext Ofc by 2:45 on day of sale

·   Sep 18 - 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Operation Santa Stockings or your own projects

·   Sep18 - 2-3:30p  Read & Share, All the Light We Cannot See

            By Anthony Doerr    ~    LaVonne: 661-6391

·   Sep 26 -  Super Tuesday!     @ Farm Bureau

     8:30: Executive Board    10a-Full Board   1-3p-LLL- Senior Abuse

            & Crime Prevention      to give at October unit meetings

 

OCTOBER IS HCE MONTH! Check out all there is to offer YOU!

 

October, 2017       Monthly Unit Lesson: "Senior Abuse & Crime Prevention"

·  Oct 9 - (Mon) 1-4p CE: Make a Mix @ Ext Off.  RSVP/Fees by Oct 3

·  Oct 16 - (Mon) World Food Day

·   Oct 16 - (Mon) 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Operation Santa Stockings or your own projects

·  Oct 20 - (Fri) 12-3p  bring priced items to Trinity Luth Gym for treasures & bake Sale

·  Oct 21 - (Sat) 8a-2p  Attic treasures & Bake Sale Trinity Lutheran Church Gym

      Something for everyone - Shop 'til you drop  -  donate priced items

·  Oct 24 - (Tue) SUPER TUESDAY!     @ Farm Bureau

   8:30: Executive Board     10a-Full Board      1-3p-LLL- Gifts From Your Kitchen

            Lesson to be given at November Unit meetings

·  Oct 26 - (Thu) 11am International Day- The Phillippines,

            @ Farm Bureau for food tasting & lesson  ~  Karen-826-9559

 

 (Tentative Programming and subject to change)

Some may require a fee. Check Workshops page for more details!

 

November, 2017           Monthly Unit Lesson: "Gifts from your kitchen"

·   Nov 12 (Sun) - Heyworth Christmas Parade ~ 100th float in parade

·   Nov 13 (Mon)  CE Workshop -Make an apron/pillow from man's shirt

             1-4 pm @ Extension Office Aud.; Lynda, 532-1961

·   Nov 20 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Eye glass cases or your own projects

·   Nov 20 - 2-3:30p  Read & Share, Peony in Love  by Lisa See

            @ Extension Office     LaVonne: 661-6391

·   Nov 28 -  Super Tuesday!     @ Farm Bureau Auditorium

        8:30: Executive Board  10a-Full Board   1-3p-LLL- Sensory Gardening 

            Lesson to be given at February unit meetings

Check Workshops page for full details of calendar events listed!

December, 2017

·   Dec 2 (Sat) - Bloomington Christmas Parade ~ 100th float in parade

·   Dec 3 (Sun) - LeRoy Christmas Parade  ~  100th HCE float in parade

·   Dec 9 (Sat) - 9a-1p   County HCE Holiday Party ~ Ozark House

        Make It & Take It     Program     Buffet Lunch     Bingo

      Committee: Downs & Night Owls Units      RSVP by Dec 1-Jane-808-0740

·   Dec 11 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Work on State Reports @ Farm Bureau Bldg

 

 (All classes Open to Public, some with fees)

LLL = Local Leader Lesson        CE= Cultural Enrichment Activity

EXT OFC = HCE & Extension Office: 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington

FB=  Farm Bureau Building Auditorium, 2243 Westgate Dr, Bloomington

 

January, 2018      Monthly Unit Lesson: "Sensory Gardening"

·  Jan 8 - (Mon) 1-4p CE: Basket Making @ Ext Off.  RSVP/Fees by Jan 3

·   Jan 15 - (Mon) 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Hats,Scarves & Mittens   or your own projects

·  Jan 23 - (Tue) SUPER TUESDAY!     @ Farm Bureau

   8:30: Executive Board     10a-Full Board      1-3p-LLL- Fish Facts 

            Lesson to be given at February unit meetings

·  January/February - Register for IAHCE Conference @ Effingham

            March 13-15, 2018

 

   All Programs & Workshops are available to the general public.

Some may require a fee. Check Workshops page for more details!

 

February, 2018   Monthly Unit Lesson: 'Fish Facts"

·   Feb 12 (Mon)  CE Workshop -Whatchamacalit Bag

             1-4 pm @ Extension Office Aud.; Lynda, 532-1961

·   Feb 19 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Lap quilts & eye glass cases OR  your own projects

·   Feb 19 (Mon) - 2-3:30p  Read & Share, Women in Cabin 10  by Ruth Ware

            @ Extension Office     LaVonne: 661-6391

·   Feb 27 -  Super Tuesday!

        8:30: Executive Board  10a-Full Board   1-3p-LLL- Making Your Dollars Stretch 

            Lesson to be given at March unit meetings

·   February - Membership/Friendship Tea   TBA

        Committee:  Eastsiders, Lexington, Dry Grove units

 

March, 2018     Monthly Unit Lesson:  "Making your dollars stretch"        

·  Mar 3 (Sat)  SUPER SATURDAY       @ Pontiac Church TBA

   3 Lessons: 5 Ingredient Fix; Living With a Hearing Loss; Fairy Gardens

·   Mar 12 - (Mon) 1-4p CE: Shelf Liner Wreath @ Ext Off.  RSVP/Fees by Mar 6

·   Mar 13-15  IAHCE Conference in Effingham, Keller Convention Cntr

·   Mar 19 - (Mon) 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making Lap Quilts, eye glass cases   or your own projects

·  Mar 27 - (Tue) Board Meetings         @ Farm Bureau

   8:30: Executive Board     10a-Full Board     

 (Tentative Programming and subject to change)

Some may require a fee. Check Workshops page for more details!

April, 2018   Monthly Lesson: "5 Ingredient Fix"

·   Cultural Enrichment: To Tri-Valley Play  Details TBA,  Lynda, 532-1961

·   Apr 16 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making project for 100th annual meeting OR  your own projects

·   Apr 16 (Mon) - 2-3:30p  Read & Share, Wright Brothers  by David McCullough

            At Extension Office       LaVonne: 661-6391

·   Apr 24 -  8:30: Executive Board   10a-Full Board  @ Farm Bureau

 

 (All classes Open to Public, some with fees)

LLL = Local Leader Lesson        CE= Cultural Enrichment Activity

EXT OFC = HCE & Extension Office: 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington

FB=  Farm Bureau Building Auditorium, 2243 Westgate Dr, Bloomington

 

May, 2018        Monthly Unit Lesson: "Living with a hearing loss"

·   May 14 (Mon) CE Workshop "Pot Party(flowers)  Details TBA,  Lynda, 532-1961

·   May 21 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Making project for 100th annual meeting OR  your own projects

·   Apr 24 -  8:30: Executive Board   10a-Full Board  @ Farm Bureau

 

June, 2018   Monthly Unit Lesson: "Fairy Gardens"

·   Cultural Enrichment: Local trip  Details TBA,  Lynda, 532-1961

·   Jun 18 (Mon)- 9a-3p  Community Service Day @ Farm Bureau Bldg

        Finish up projects not done   OR  your own projects

·   Jun 18 (Mon) - 2-3:30p  Read & Share, Stars are Fire  by Anita Shreve

            At Extension Office       LaVonne: 661-6391

·   Jun 23 (Sat) - Saybrook Freedom Parade  ~  100th HCE float in parade

·   Jun 26 -  8:30: Executive Board   10a-Full Board  @ Farm Bureau

 

July, 2018   Celebrate "100 Years Of Purple Passion for HCE"

·   Jul 3 4:30-7p  Towanda HCE Spaghetti Supper more detailsTBA

·   July 4th Parades   100th HCE parade float will be in:

            10a-Towanda        12N-Downs        2p-Chenoa

·   Jul 10 (Mon)- 8:30-2p  100th Annual Meeting @ Mini Expo Building at

         McLean County Fairgrounds   Speaker:  Don Meyer

       View special exhibits, business meeting, lunch, hats style show

·   Jul 16-18  NVON Conference in Pewaukee, Wisconsin

·   Jul 24  (Tue)   Board Meetings -  @ Farm Bureau   Possible Brunch or Lunch 

          8:30a- Executive Board  10a  Old/New Full board

 

Check Workshops page for full details of calendar events listed!

 

August, 2018   Start of 101st Year of McLean County HCE

·   Aug 1-5    McLean County 4-H Fair & Show

·   Aug 2   8:30-11:30a   Young At Heart Day at the Fair

·   Aug 15 (Wed)- IAHCE District 4/5 Workshop           TBA

·   Aug 28  (Tue) SUPER TUESDAY  Start of 101st Year!

       8:30: Executive Board  10a-Full Board   1-3p-LLL- TBA 

              6:00p -Orientation @ Farm Bureau

              Committee: Towanda, Dale, Money Creek

 

Future programs for the 2017-2018 year will be updated as needed!

                                   

   All Programs & Workshops are available to the general public.

Some may require a fee. Check Workshops page for more details!

 

"Down by the Riverside" WITH MCLEAN COUNTY HCE!

 

 

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TO A FRIEND

A GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING & GIVING

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Membership Information in the McLean County Association

For Home and Community Education

Is found on the Units/Clubs Page

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 (UPDATED 09.7.2017)