Updated  September 5, 2017 

McLEAN COUNTY ASSOCIATION for

HOME & COMMUNITY EDUCATION

SINCE 1918

 

2017-2018 OFFICERS

 

 

"DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE" WITH MCLEAN COUNTY HCE!

 

2017-2018 Committee Assignments Below Officers list

 

President

 

 

 

 

 

Kathryn McNeely                                309 275 8898

 

Oversee the Executive Board and Regular Board Meetings

Establish continuity and facilitate McLean County Association for Home & Community Education business.

President Elect

Becky Toohill                               309-962 2121

1st Vice 

     (Program)

 

 Kathleen Emery                     309-728-2784  or 309-824-2784

 

Secure lesson topics and mini-lessons called Fact Finds and other appropriate programming during the year.

Facilitate Home and Community Education programs.

 

2nd  Vice 

     (Membership)

 

Cindy Kelley                                 309-824-4797

Bette Ohlenkamp                         309-454-8442

 

Promote, increase and maintain HCE membership.

Maintain records of membership, golden age members (those

with 50+ years of membership) and new members.

Assist  and encourage units with activities to gain new members

Promote OCTOBER is HCE MONTH

Promote Membership Activities such as Membership Tea

 

Secretary

   

Nancy O'Neall                              309-725-3538

 

Promote the accurate recording of the minutes and other correspondence and written transactions of the McLean County Association for Home and Community Education.

 

Treasurer

    (Finance)

 

Fran Burns                             309-299-5671

 

Maintain accurate record of all incoming funds and outgoing expenses of HCE and submit these records for audit.

Develop a new budget for the next year and to submit the year’s financial activity to the membership at the annual meeting.

 

International 

 

 

 

 

Karen Crull, co-chair                     309-826-9559

Phyllis Wallace, co-chair               309-828-5465

 

Present  the IAHCE recommended country of study to the membership. Participate in other ways to promote international awareness.

Community

Outreach,

Family Issues, CVH Hours

Darlene Weber              309 663 2779

Jane Wood                    309-262-5173

Mary Ellen Gottselig     309-663-1689

 

Community Outreach programs and activities including Soldier projects and other ways to offer community service and support community outreach.  Special project: Promote community and personal safety.         

 

Tabulate and report to the IAHCE representative the volunteer hours of McLean County HCE Members. Keep HCE hours separate from other types of volunteer hours.

 

Historian

 

Judy Mohr                      309-963-5552

 

Accumulate and maintain records of the history of McLean County Association for Home & Community Education.

 

Cultural Enrichment

Lynda Kobs                           309-821-1266

 

Promote cultural activities, including heritage crafts that will enrich the lives of county members and residents.

 

Committee: Fran Burns, Edna Chancellor, Eileen Norin,

                    Karen Crull, Judy Mohr

 

Special

    Activities

 

Karen Carrington                    309-862-1354

Alice Martin                            309-826-9633

 

Plan trips/tours and other special activities.

 

Public

    Information

              TEAM

Donna LaMar        309-829-2537     (Units send monthly activities to Donna)

Pat Pulokas          309 728 2118  

OTHER TEAM MEMBERS:                       

Jane Callahan        309 531-1195  Sandy McGhee     309 963 4636

Lori Schaefer         309 378 3451  Robin Bagwell      309 828 7476

Barb Jurgens         309 530 5916  Mary Kurtenbach  309 378-4075    

 

Keep members informed of HCE programs and activities.

Submit HCE events for the Extension on-line calendar

Report McLean County HCE news to the state organization, IAHCE Newsletter.

Promote "OCTOBER IS HCE MONTH"

 

 

 

 

 

EXTRA ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS

(May attend board meetings)

  SOLDIER

PROJECTS

 

Soldier Coupons-                Cindy Kelley        309-824-4797

Soldier Comfort Boxes-      Annette Morman  309-825-2063

 

Inform members of special projects to benefit the Soldiers to include special money making activities, holiday cookie boxes, Christmas stockings, and participation in community projects as well. Ships boxes to the soldiers. Contact Annette if you have any questions or have supplies to donate for the care packages sent throughout the year. See Special Activities on the HCE home page for more information.

SCHNUCKS

   SCRIP Cards

 

Cindy Kelley                       309-824 4797

 

Secures Schnucks SCRIP cards which need to be registered on-line with Schnucks. McLean  County HCE benefits by receiving 1% of your receipt before tax. Scan your cards before making your payment.

Please contact Cindy to get started to use your own scrip card.

READ & SHARE

Lavonne Cunningham                309-661 6391

 

Facilitate meetings up to 5 times a year to discuss and share

          ideas about books decided on by the group.

 COMMUNITY

    SERVICE DAY

  (3rd Monday of month)

 

 Karen Crull, Chair     309 826 9559

Edna Chancellor        309-662-5520

Eileen Norin               309 533 1135

Sheila Wells               309-663-0367

 

2017-2018   Once a month on the 3rd Monday, a community service project is held at the McLean County Farm Bureau Building 2242 Westgate Dr, Bloomington. Projects are worked on decided by the group OR just bring a project you have to work on. The times are 9a - 3p Lunch is bring your own or go out to eat. Come and go as you are able to participate. Sep and Oct projects will be making xmas stockings for the soldiers, Operation Santa.  November project will be making eye glass cases. Bring a sewing machine if you have one. No need to bring material as we have lots.

McLean HCE

Scholarship

Home & Family/Food, Nutrition & Health Scholarship for 4-H

 

McLean Co 4-H members who have exhibited a 4-H project in one or more of the above categories at the 2017 4-H fair and 3 other years in their 4-H career are eligible to apply by April 1, 2018. Scholarships will be awarded at the 2018 Annual Meeting in July, 2018. You do not need to be a 4-H member in 2017-2018 year to apply. Applications will be available by October 1, 2017 from the U of I Extension Office, McLean County, 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington.

 

Committee:               Pat Pulokas, Chairman  309-728-2118

Eileen Norin  309-533-1135      Jeanie Wager    309-728-2852

 

HOME AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION (hce)

MemBErship Information IS FOUND ON THE UNITS/CLUBS PAGE

 

Updated 09.05.2017

 

2017-2018 HCE Committee Assignments

 

Executive Committee   2017-2018

Kathryn McNeely    Becky Toohill    

            Nancy O'Neall         Kathleen Emery    

            Cindy Kelley           Bette Ohlenkamp

            Fran Burns     

           

Officers Orientation    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

            Farm Bureau Auditorium

            Committee:    Board Officers will Chair

 

                                    

Extension Staff Recognition   Executive Board

   October, 2017         To be determined

 

December 9, 2017       Holiday Party  Ozark House

   Saturday        9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

      Make it & Take It   Program  Buffet Lunch  Bingo

            Committee:     Night Owls, Downs Units

                                    

HCE Friendship Tea      Date To be determined

   February, 2018      

            Committee:  Eastsiders, Lexington,

                                    Normal, Dry Grove Units                                       

 

100th Annual Meeting    Mini Expo @ McLean Co Fairgrounds

                        Tuesday, July 10, 2018         

             8:30 a.m.  -  2:00 p.m.   Program: Don Meyer

     View Exhibits         Business Meeting        Lunch

                        Hats Style Show    

             Committee: All Units

 

Nominating              (February, 2018)       

   Becky Toohill      Fran Burns    Donna LaMar

 

 

Program Planning Committee for 2017-2018

(March, 2018)           Kathleen Emery, chair

                              Other members at large or on board

 

Budget/Finance          Fran Burns, chairman

       (March, April, 2017)         Executive Board

 

Officers Orientation     2018

Tuesday, August 28     Details TBA

           6:00 p.m.        Committee:

                        Towanda, Dale, Money Creek

 

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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

Learn about attending and joining an “Educational” group

NEAR YOU!!

 

Updated 09.05.2017