University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
Family & Consumer Sciences Extension - School of Human Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association

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.

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KEHA History

Spring 2017 Newsletter



2017 KEHA State Meeting
May 1-4, 2017
Owensboro Convention Center

Voting Delegate Information (candidate credentials, bylaws amendment)

Make your reservations now!

  • Hampton Inn and Suites – 401 W 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301 - $139 plus tax; Call 270-685-2005 for reservations and be sure to request rooms in the KEHA block. [This hotel is located next door to the convention center.  Parking in complimentary.]

  • Holiday Inn – 701 W 1st Street, Owensboro, KY 4230 - $129 plus tax; Call 270-683-1111 for reservations and be sure to request rooms in the KEHA block. [This hotel is located next door to the convention center.  Parking in complimentary.]

  • Courtyard by Marriott – 3120 Highland Pointe Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303 - $124 plus tax; Call 270-685-4140 for reservations and be sure to request rooms in the KEHA block. [This hotel is located approximately 4 miles from the convention center. Parking in complimentary. The group rate does not include breakfast.]

Overview schedule

Tour information

Hands-On Creative Arts Classes (with color photos)

Seminar Descriptions (updated)

Educational Chairman Workshops

Registration Form (updated)

Speaker Bios: Tim Farmer and Colene Eldridge

KEHA State Meeting Collectibles (Order via the registration form.)

Quilt Square Showcase and Auction

Support the Center for Courageous Kids

2017 KEHA State Board Elections – KEHA will be seeking candidates for five state board positions in 2017. Please encourage your leaders to consider the positions listed below.

Credential form for 1st Vice President or Treasurer
Credential form for Educational Chairman positions

Credentials must be submitted via certified mail to

Starlene Harris,
KEHA Secretary,
138 Dickerson Road,
Olive Hill, KY 41164-8116

and are due by April 1.

ACWW Women Walk the World

Leoni Mundelius, KEHA International Chairman, is encouraging participation with the ACWW Women Walk the World initiative. Access the flyer below to learn more. A walk will be held at the KEHA State Meeting on Monday, May 1 at 4:45 p.m. Central Time.

Women Walk the World

KEHA Contest and Report Reminders

Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship – As members of the Country Women’s Council USA, both KEHA and the Kentucky Master Farm Homemakers Guild are eligible to submit one application for the Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship. The scholarship is offered to foster educational development for women. Learn more at Applications are due by March 1 to either Mary Margaret Krahulec, KEHA President, 6177 Cedarmore Road, Pleasureville, KY 40057 or Martha Boyd, Master Farm Homemakers Guild President, 5035 Main Street, May’s Lick, KY 41055.

2015-16 KEHA Reports

KEHA reports from the 2015-16 program year are now available!  A total of 25 reports are posted, including membership, state president’s reports, educational chairmen reports and area reports. Click here to access.


3 for 3 Membership Challenge

KEHA has launched a new membership game plan with the goal to increase membership by 1,000 members by January 1, 2019.  Each county is challenged to increase membership by at least 3 members each year for the next 3 years!  Plan your recruiting strategy now so your county can have a net game of 3 members each year from 2016 through 2018.  Full details are included on the flyer linked below.

3 for 3 Membership Challenge

Let's Boost Our EGO!

The 2016 KEHA Membership Drive challenges all members to boost our EGO – Everyone Get One – and show others the Way to Go. 

The county with the greatest percentage increase in membership will receive $300 and the Ms. E. Go traveling trophy. 

The county with the greatest increase in number of members will receive $300 and the Ms. Way To Go traveling trophy.

See Ms. E. Go AND mS. Way to Go's adventures in Bullitt County during 2015-16. (WMV Video)

Membership Drive Details (PDF)

National Volunteer Outreach Network
Project in Common

As part of the overall program of work, KEHA joins the National Volunteer Outreach Network in implementing one or more “Projects in Common.” The links below provide details about the current project.

Eat Local, Eat Healthy

Follow KEHA International Chairman Leoni Mundelius on Facebook! 

Leoni has created a special Facebook page to share news and reminders regarding the KEHA International Program.

80th Anniversary Print Available


The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association is celebrating our 80th anniversary this year. A special print is available to commemorate this milestone.

View the print and ordering information!