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.

Learn More about KEHA

KEHA History

2014-2015 KEHA Reports

It’s time to submit KEHA program of work and volunteer service unit reports!  Club reports are due to county chairmen by July 1, 2015.  County reports are due to area chairmen by August 15, 2015.  Area reports are due to state chairmen by September 15, 2015.  Be sure to use the forms dated 2014-2015. Fillable PDF files are linked below.


2016 KEHA State Meeting
April 18-21, 2016
Northern Kentucky Convention Center

The 2016 KEHA State Meeting will be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Lodging room blocks are available at three hotels.  Rates and detail for each are included below.

Reservations will be managed through the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau.  A website is available for reserving your rooms and accessible at: KEHA 2016 Reservations

The web page will automatically display the hotels available at the special rate and will reserve rooms within the established block and is open for reservations at any time.  If you have issues making reservations via the website, please contact the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau at 877-465-9282.  The housing line is available Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.

Marriott RiverCenter - $129 + tax   (Rate includes complimentary wireless internet and self-parking.)
The Marriott RiverCenter is connected to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center via an enclosed pedway.

Embassy Suites RiverCenter - $139+tax (Rate includes complimentary wireless internet, complimentary self-parking, hot breakfast daily and a daily evening reception.)  The Embassy Suites RiverCenter is located across the street from the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.  Guests will have to cross outdoors to enter and exit the convention center.

Radisson Riverfront - $119 + tax (Rate includes complimentary wireless internet, complimentary parking and shuttle service to the convention center as available). The Radisson Riverfront is located one mile from the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.


2015 KEHA State Meeting

Thank you to everyone for your support of the 2015 KEHA State Meeting.

Special thanks to Marlene McComas, KEHA 1st Vice President, for coordination of the meeting and the Louisville Area for serving as host area.  In total, 516 people registered. 

The silent auction, theme basket raffle and quilt square auctions raised funds as detailed below.

  • $2,538 was raised through the silent auction in support of the UK Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Legacy Fund.

  • $1,878 was raised through the theme basket raffle for the UK Ovarian Cancer Research Program.

  • $1,042 was raised through the quilt square auction to support the state meeting and the KEHA general fund.

Welcome New KEHA Officers

Welcome to the five newly elected KEHA state officers and chairmen.

  • President-elect: Mary Margaret Krahulec, Shelby County

  • 2nd Vice President: Marena Nelson, Floyd County

  • Cultural Arts & Heritage Chairman: Julia Lainhart, Jessamine County

  • Family & Individual Development Chairman: Marilyn Craycroft, Meade County

  • International Chairman: Leonidisa Mundelius, Lincoln County

KEHA Chorus

As was announced at the 2015 KEHA State Meeting, a chorus is being formed for 2016.  Any interested KEHA member is invited to join the chorus.  Wendy Hood, KEHA member from Mercer County will serve as the chorus director.  Interested members should send a $10 check made payable to Wendy to:  Wendy Hood, 202 Park Avenue, Harrodsburg, KY  40330-1616. The funds will be used to cover the cost of copying and mailing sheet music and a rehearsal disk to the chorus members. The music will be provided in February 2016.  A rehearsal will be held on Monday, April 18 and the chorus will perform during the 2016 KEHA State Meeting.

Let's Boost Our EGO!

The 2015 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 $100 and the Ms. E. Go traveling trophy. 

The county with the greatest increase in number of members will receive $100 and the Ms. Way To Go traveling trophy.

See Ms. E. Go’s adventures in Wolfe County
during 2014 -2015
  (WMV Video)

See Ms. Way To Go's Adventures in Madison County
during 2014-15
(WMV Video)

Membership Drive Details (PDF)

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!