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 2016 KEHA State Newsletter

Newsletter in Grayscale
Newsletter in Color


2016 KEHA State Board Elections

KEHA will be seeking candidates for three state board positions in 2016. Job descriptions are linked below.

Credential forms are available in the KEHA Manual, Appendix pages 8-9 for State Secretary and Appendix pages 6-7 for either chairmanship. Credentials must be submitted via certified mail to Janet Hobbs, KEHA Secretary, 21870 Joe Prather Hwy, Ekron, KY 40117 and are due by March 19.

2016 KEHA State Meeting

Lodging Information

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.)
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.

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • KEHA Membership Recognition Form (KEHA Manual, Appendix page 18) due to Marena Nelson, KEHA 2nd Vice President by February 1, 2016.
  • KEHA Contests – See KEHA Manual, Appendix page 2-3 for information regarding KEHA contests.  Many of these are due March 1, 2016.
  • KEHA Development Grants – Available to support county and area projects.  See KEHA Manual, Handbook pages 107-111 for details.  Applications due to Marena Nelson, KEHA 2nd Vice President by March 1, 2016
  • KEHA Homemaker Membership Scholarship – Open to KEHA members with a minimum of 5 years active membership currently pursuing a first degree or certification.  See KEHA Manual pages 99-102 for details.  Applications due to Martha Sue Hargrove, Leadership Development Chairman by March 1, 2016.
  • KEHA Evans/Hansen/Weldon Scholarship – Available to a full-time student attending a college or accredited undergraduate program in family and consumer sciences in Kentucky.  See KEHA Manual, Handbook pages 94-98 for details.  Applications due to Martha Sue Hargrove, Leadership Development Chairman by March 1, 2016.  Please promote in your county!

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

Print

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!