Extension Homemakers Clubs Offer Lessons in a Variety of Skills

News Release

Submitted by:  Terrie James, County Extension Agent-Staff Chair

Sept. 29, 2020

The Extension Homemakers Council clubs in Hempstead County can offer prospective new members lessons in a variety of homemaking skills while offering them a social outing with their peers.

            The mission of this organization shall be to empower individuals and families to improve their quality of living through continuing education, leadership development and community service.

            The Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council is one of the largest nonprofit volunteer groups in the state with a membership of over 4,400 and over 350 clubs.  The Extension Homemakers, the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas, and the United States Department of Agriculture are partners in providing education to families in this state.  These agencies extend educational resources to homemakers through organized groups and special interest classes. 

Hempstead County has four EH Clubs: 

  • Blending Eras, Jane Collums, President, 870-777-9523
  • DeAnn/Sunshine, Linda Gilbert, President, 870-777-4268
  • Shover Springs, Becky Harrison, President, 870-703-7369
  • Cross Roads, Mary McPherson, President, 870-777-5337
  • Quilters Guild, Dana Roberson, President, 903-277-2794

All interested persons can enroll in this educational opportunity by contacting a leader of the club you are interested in or call Terrie James, Hempstead CEA-Staff Chair, at (870) 777-5771.  Or you may email [email protected] or come by the Extension office located in the Hempstead County Courthouse, 400 S. Washington, Suite 105 in Hope, AR

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your (insert appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

La Universidad de la División de Sistemas de Arkansas de Agricultura es un / igualdad de acceso institución acción de igualdad de oportunidades / afirmativa. Si necesita un ajuste razonable para participar o necesita materiales en otro formato, por favor, póngase en contacto con su (insertar la oficina apropiada) tan pronto como sea posible. Marque 711 para Arkansas relé.

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