Historical Evolvement:

McLean County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE), ( 2001- present)
– Formerly known as Homemakers Extension Association (HEA), (1962-2001)
– Formerly known as Home Bureau, (1920-1962)
– Formerly known as McLean County Home Improvement Association,  Organized 1918
  Cooperating With U.S. Department of Agriculture and University of Illinois Extension

HCE Members affiliated with:

      – Illinois Association for Home and Community Education (IAHCE)
       – National Volunteer Outreach Network (NVON)

       – Country Women’s Council, USA  (CWC)
       – Association Country Women of the World (ACWW)


       The ACWW is an international association composed of country women and

       homemaker organizations. This organization grew out of a conference of women

       held in 1930. Each member of a constituent organization is a member of this association