New Homemaker Clubs & Other Homemaker News

The following Family and Consumer Sciences articles printed in the 2019 Summer edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

New Homemaker Clubs

Two new homemaker groups started meeting this spring.

The 502 Crafters meet at 3:00 p.m. on select Sundays at the Extension office. Project information is available online at oldham.ca.uky.edu/OC-homemakers. Mary Wallace (438-0546 or 502crafters@gmail.com) is the club’s president.

Come Sew meets at 10:00 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Extension office. Come sit and sew to finish a project, or make something new. Contact Faye Korthaus (649-6475) for more details.

cultural arts

Cultural Arts News

The Louisville Area Extension Homemaker Association held its annual Cultural Arts contest in Bullitt County on March 1. Of the twenty-four entries that Oldham County homemakers sent to the area event, fifteen moved on to the KEHA State Cultural Arts Competition this year. Congratulations to the following homemaker members who have one or more entries that advanced to the state event:

Linda Jensen
Faye Korthaus
Barb Lynch
Mary Ann Mitchell
Cindy Smith
Peggy Townsend
Diane Weis

At the state meeting in Louisville on May 15, Barb Lynch and Diane Weis each won a grand championship ribbon. Much congrats to all of our homemakers!

Louisville Area Homemakers Meeting

This year’s Louisville Area Homemakers Annual Meeting is 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, located at 6220 Old LaGrange Road in Crestwood. Visit with old friends and make new ones while viewing the beautiful gardens. Reservations of $17 are due to the Oldham County Extension Office by Monday, June 17. Make checks out to Oldham County Homemakers. Admission and a salad buffet lunch are included in the registration fee.

Written by Chris Duncan, Oldham County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, and Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant.

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