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FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES
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Henry County Extension Agent
For Family and Consumer Sciences
Country Ladies provided 229 new
cards and a bag of used cards for the community service project and
donated $49.46 that they collected for the Coins for Change
International Project. They donated 10 Calendars, 37 gift bags and
141 pairs of children’s underwear to the Library’s Drop Your Drawers
program. Town and Country collected 3 large bags of new cards for
the community service project. Jericho Homemakers donated 351
Christmas cards for the community service project and 100 canned
goods for the October Backpack project and 12 gift bags. The Busy
Bee Club donated 120 cards for the Community Service Project and 5
Gift Bags and Calendars for Be A Santa and sent Thanksgiving and
Christmas cards to Adopted Seniors. Make and Mend donated a large
box full of Christmas cards for the community service project as
well as 6 Gift Bags and Calendars for Be A Santa.
of Living Well
Well Club is designed for improving the quality of life of those
over 50! We cover balance, coordination, fall reduction and chronic
disease with an emphasis on Living Well. Classes are from 10:30 to
11:30 at the Henry County Extension Office. Call the Extension
Office to get a schedule of classes. We will meet on Fridays during
January and February! Stop by any time to see if Living Well is for
you. We also have a group that meets to play Sequence at 9:30 on
Fri- days before class! Come join the fun and brain activity that
playing games brings!
hoping to get a Pinterest Club started. The way it would probably
work is that members would meet and each member would take a month
to volunteer to teach something they found from Pinterest, letting
members know what supplies to bring or how much each program would
cost. This could be either a day time or a night time group, or
perhaps if there was enough interest there could be two! Call us to
let us know if you are interested and if you prefer a day or night
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Anniversary Extension Homemaker
We bought a copy to remain in the Extension Office.
Stop by and see
it and if you would like to purchase a copy
here is the information.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW PRINT OR FOR AN ORDER FORM.
PLATE IT UP
Now find us on Facebook too!
The new Homemaker Club for
the younger generation, the
HOMEMAKERS IN PROGRESS is meeting at the
Extension Office on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. unless
also have a
FaceBook page. Just look up "Henry County Homemakers in
Homemaker Book Club
us to hear about what others are reading. Take a few
minutes to share a book you have enjoyed and take home a list of
others you might be interested in! Only lasts about an hour! We meet
the fourth Wednesday at 1:30 at the Extension Office. Everyone is
There will be no book club in December.
Special Notices from
County President Linda Noel:
In your calendar booklet, it says
that we are collecting hygiene products for the Henry
County Help Center in January. Since indicating that we
are collecting items, we received a list of what they
need most so we will collect one or the other! Also as
you get rid of your Christmas Cards go ahead and turn
them in for the DAV collection program. You can drop
them off at the Extension Office now so you don’t have
to store them!
Here is a list of most needed items
that the HCHC Henry County Help Center needs the most.
The HCHC Henry County Help Center is a wonderful
resource in our community and truly helps many families
here in our community.
MOST NEEDED FOODS
Canned tuna, chicken or salmon
Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
Low-sodium canned vegetables
Canned fruit in its own juice or water
Please avoid items packed in glass.
No Candy or sugar-sweetened Drinks
Olive or canola oil
Spices (cinnamon, chili powder, cumin,
salt-free spice blends)
Canned foods with pop-top lids • Low-sugar
whole grain cereals
Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried
Adult Sewing Groups
Master Clothing Volunteer
Alice Newman is holding sessions at the Extension Office on Tuesday
evenings from 7:00 to 9:00, call Alice for more information
(845-4287). Ethel Baker and Marcia Potts our other two Master
Clothing Volunteers have offered several classes, for more
information call Ethel at 655-5551 if you are interested or have
We had a full bus of 50 to take the
bus trip to Montgomery, Indiana with Miller
Transportation for a tour of the Amish Country. We
hope to take another bus trip in the spring!
HO HO HO!!
We had enough
gifts to provide one
for every senior at New Castle
Nursing, Twin Oaks and the Senior
Citizens Center and 4 large bags of gifts
for 4 needy independent living seniors!
February 5- from 10 till 2:
The Oldham County Homemakers
have planned a learning session to help you learn how to prepare
entries for Cultural Arts, county and state fairs, and other
competitions so that you have the best chance of doing well.
They are even providing you with lunch! There is no charge but
you must pre-register by calling 502-222-9453 before January 29!
February 8 at
1:30- Spring County Homemaker Council Meeting and Cultural Arts:
We will be holding our spring
planning meeting at the Extension Office at 1:30. It is
important that each club be represented. We will also be holding
our county Homemaker Cultural Arts competition. So bring your
items earlier in the week or that day. They will be judged on
Friday to select the items that will go on to the Louisville
Area Cultural Arts Competition scheduled for Friday February 23
at the John Black Center in Oldham County.
Cultural Arts Competition:
More information to follow but
the event will be held at the John Black Center in Oldham
County. Winning items from the February 8 event will be entered.
February 27: The
Ins and Outs of Downsizing
This lesson will be taught by
Trimble County Extension Agent at the Extension Office at 1:30
(call to check if the weather is bad). This should be a program
that will be of interest to all of us!
Stitchery/Needlework Leader Training:
This is going to be the topic
of your April club lesson but it is going to be handled
differently. Instead of an agent visiting us with the program,
the lesson will be held in Shelbyville for the whole area. More
detailed information will follow but there will be classes
offered from 9 until noon and then from 1-4. The topics will
include: Ribbon Embroidery, Needlework Embroidery, Cross stitch
and crewel. You may want to send several people from your club
if you want to take more than 1-2 classes. Once again as we
receive more information we will share it with you.
JUNE 25--CHANGE IN AREA MEETING
The Louisville Area Homemakers Council voted to
try having our Area Meeting in the Spring rather than the Fall.
So in June the Jefferson County Homemekers will host the next Area
Meeting! More information will follow but the date is June
25th and the location is the Riverside Farnslet Moreman Landing
where we will tour the facility and have a delightful boxed lunch.
Second Wind Dreams
Committee: The Second Wind
Dreams committee meets at the Henry Count Extension Office at 1:30 on
the second Tuesday of the month. We have granted 369 dreams For Senior
Citizens. Come join us as we work to begin the Music and Memory program!
Second Wind Dreams We
have completed OVER 369 dreams for residents of Homestead since
we started the program! If you or a group you belong to hasn’t
had the opportunity to experience the joy of participating call
Sue Barnett-Committee Chairman or the Extension Office. Dreams
come in all sizes!
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