The Oldham County Extension Homemakers Association welcomes you!

 

Anyone can be a homemaker regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, or gender. As part of the Oldham County Extension Homemakers, you will become a vital part of your community through public service and citizenship programs.

 


 

oc homemakers documents

The homemaker handbook is updated each year following the annual Oldham County Homemaker Council meeting in August and then disbursed to the homemakers clubs. If you are in need of a copy of the handbook, contact the Extension Office.

Oldham County Homemaker Club Brochure

Homemaker of the Year Form

Homemaker Club of the Year Form

Homemaker Community Service Award Guidelines

The OC Extension Homemaker Scholarship application is available in two versions: electronic fillable application or printable application

 


oc homemakers lessons

Past homemaker lessons include Healthy Beverages, Embracing Aging, Fancy Fixings, Gluten Free, Making Yeast Breads, Plate It Up, Trash to Treasure, Maximizing Your Dollars, The Power of Motivation, Communication Essentials, Understanding the Food Label, and Gardening in Small Spaces.
 
 

2018-2019 Homemaker Lessons

Unless otherwise specified, all homemakers lesson take place at 10:00 a.m. on a Thursday at the Oldham County Extension Office.
 

October 25: Brain Activities
When people keep their minds active, their thinking skills are less likely to decline. Games, puzzles, and other types of brain training exercises may help slow memory loss. Fun brain engaging activities will be demonstrated.

January 24: Cooking Under Pressure
Electric pressure cooking pots are popular with many cooks today. Taste delicious recipes while learning what you can do with these cooking tools and how you can do it.

February 28: Stay Happy, Stay Healthy
Ever noticed a connection between staying happy and laughing? Having a sense of humor aids us in having a better quality of life. Come learn more about the connection between health and humor.

March 28: Baking for 1 or 2
Learn about baking for one, two, or a few. This lesson is valuable for those moving out on their own as well as empty nesters needing to reduce the yields of their favorite recipes.

April 25: Exercise Anytime & Anyplace
Movement doesn’t require a gym membership, transportation, or fancy clothes — move right here, right now! Movement oils all our joints and eases pain, releasing feel-good endorphins and providing more oxygen to the brain. Try a variety of exercises during this lesson.

 


oc homemakers clubs

The Oldham County Family and Consumer Science Agent supports Oldham County's eleven homemaker clubs (information on club meetings and contacts listed below). Some homemaker clubs meet at the extension office. Others meet at a local church or a member's home.
 
Crossroads • 1st Wednesday • Treva Prather (222-5092)
 
Goshen Area • 1st Wednesday • Helen Ashby (742-1805)
 
Painting Club • 2nd Wednesday • Barb Lynch (243-1386)
 
Poplar Grove • 1st Friday • Faye Korthaus (649-6475)
 
Rug Hooking • 3rd Thursday • Diane Weis (758-5727)
 
Saturday Quilters • Saturdays • Patti Hardesty (558-3068)
 
Scrapbooking & Craft Club • Wednesdays* • Linda Kiekhefer (241-9136)
 
Share & Sample • 3rd Thursday* • Angela Morris (241-0302)
 
Suburbanites • 2nd Thursday • Carla Wilson (241-7683)
 
Wednesday Quilters • Wednesdays • Cheryl Kuprion (741-9744)
 
Yarnovers • Tuesdays • Nancy Dahlgren (222-7899)
 

* Club meets in the evening.

 


ky homemakers

The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) is a volunteer organization that works to improve the quality of life for families and communities through leadership development, volunteer service, and education. The organization was developed in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Across the state, County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences work closely with KEHA members and clubs to provide educational programming and coordinate community activities.

 

Visit the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association website!

 

KEHA is divided into fourteen areas to help strengthen county-staet relationships. Oldham County is part of the Louisville Area Homemakers Association.

Kentucky Homemakers