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. Download the 2016-2017 Oldham County Homemaker Handbook.

Oldham County Homemaker Club Brochure

Homemaker of the Year Form

Homemaker Club of the Year Form

Homemaker Community Service Award Guidelines

OC Extension Homemaker Scholarship 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, and Understanding the Food Label.

 
 

2017-2018 Homemaker Lessons

Unless otherwise specified, all homemakers lesson take place at 10:00 a.m. on a Thursday at the Oldham County Extension Office.
 
September 28: Dealing Creatively With Conflicts

Not always negative, conflict can help keep organizations growing and also provide personal growth opportunities. Successful conflict resolution relies on understanding how to utilize the correct conflict response in each situation as well as removing barriers.

October 26: Toaster Ovens

A popular household appliance since the 1950s, this program introduces today’s toaster oven. Gain insights on purchase, use, and care. Review the advantages and challenges, and take home recipes.

January 25: Vegetarian 101

This lesson explores vegetarian and vegan diets by providing history, outlining health benefits, and reviewing possible nutrient challenges. Learn tips and strategies for pursuing a plant-based diet.

February 22: Ins & Outs of Downsizing

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the average person will move 11 times during his or her lifetime. Downsizing to a smaller home has become a recent trend. Smaller homes typically require less maintenance and can result in significant savings for the homeowner.

March 22: Coach Potato Challenge

A 12-week set of walking challenges based on the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutes’ walking plan, this program helps you get started walking at a pace that is comfortable for you!

April 26: Gardening in Small Spaces

Gardening is one of America’s most popular, and rightly so. Gardening activities help promote healthy habits. The physical activity of working in the garden burns calories. As well, consuming home-grown vegetables is good for your health.

 


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 Tuesday
Dottie Crouch (724-2032)
Goshen Area
1st Wednesday
Helen Ashby (742-1805)
Painting Club
3rd Tuesday
Barbara Lynch (243-1386)
Poplar Grove
1st Friday
Faye Korthaus (649-6475)
Rug Hooking
3rd Thursday
Diane Weis (758-5727)
Saturday Quilters
Every Saturday
Patti Hardesty (558-3068)
Scrapbooking
Every Wednesday*
Linda Kiekhefer (241-9136)
Share & Sample
2nd Thursday*
Angela Morris (241-0302)
Suburbanites
2nd Thursday
Carla Wilson (241-7683)
Wednesday Quilters
Every Wednesday
Cheryl Kuprion (741-9744)
Yarnovers
Every Tuesday
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!