Winter Homemaker News

The following Family and Consumer Science articles printed in the quarterly Oldham County Extension newsletter.

Celebrating Cultural Arts in Oldham County

Oldham County Cultural Arts and Heritage Day will be held on Friday, February 3, at the John Black Community Center. The Crossroads & Poplar Grove homemaker clubs invite everyone to come make valentines for nursing home residents. Entries for the Cultural Arts contest will be taken at 9:00 a.m. Judging will begin at 10:00 a.m. Viewing will begin at noon or when judging is finished. Entries will be checked out at 1:00 p.m. Contact the Extension Office concerning early registration. Contest rules can be found on pages 27-29 in the Homemaker Handbook. Entry tags will be available on January 3.

On Friday, February 24, Cultural Arts Winners from the county level will compete in the Louisville Area Cultural Arts competition at the John Black Center. Competitors must pre-register. Entries will be accepted from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. and judged between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.Viewing will be 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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Winners from the Louisville Area Cultural Arts competition will advance to the State KEHA competition which takes place May 1 through 4 in Owensboro.

Winter Homemakers Dates

Join us at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, for “Travel Safety: Know Before You Go.” Maryellen Garrison, Henry County Family and Consumer Science Agent, will present this homemaker lesson. Bring a friend and/or a traveling companion to learn the latest!

At 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, the Oldham County Extension Homemaker Executive Board will meet at the Oldham County Extension office.

Bittersweet Farewell from Chris Duncan

“January 2, 2017 will be my last day as a full time employee of the University of Kentucky. I have been blessed with the best coworkers on earth! I have loved working with the extension homemakers and the wonderful residents of our state. I know that I have learned more than I have ever taught! So now I look forward to more time for my family, my garden, golf, reading, and other hobbies. Thank you all for great memories!”

chris duncan retirement

Please join us in celebrating Chris’ career from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, at the John Black Community Center. Chris is a marvelous teacher, coworker, and friend. Help us send her off into retirement with a bang!

3 thoughts on “Winter Homemaker News

  1. Chris,
    We wish you all the best in your retirement. You are such a wonderful person and agent; I really don’t know what we are going to do without you


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