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.