KEHA Dues Deadlines

The KEHA state remittance form and dues are due to the state treasurer in December. Dues payment and the remittance form (KEHA Appendix, page 19) are due by December 15 and are delinquent if not submitted by December 31.  Mail with check made payable to KEHA to Harlene Welch, 1730 Pedro Pike, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

KEHA Membership Drive Awards

The KEHA membership drive awards are based upon your county’s December dues remittance. The county with the greatest percentage increase in membership will receive the Ms. E. Go award and $300. The county with the greatest increase in number of members will receive the Ms. Way to Go award and $300.

2020 KEHA State Elections

KEHA will be seeking nominees for six positions in the spring. Positions to be elected include 1st Vice President; Treasurer; Marketing & Publicity Chair; Environment, Housing & Energy Chair; Food, Nutrition & Health Chair; and Leadership Development Chair. Job descriptions for these positions are available on the KEHA website in the “State Board” section. Credentials will be due by March 21, 2020. Watch for additional information in the spring.

Census Quilt Update

The Census Quilt continues traveling to libraries around the state. A booklet showcasing each quilt square and including a legend of the quilt square locations is now available on the KEHA website in the Quick Links Menu and the scrolling news feed. The listing of locations scheduled at this time are noted below. It will be at the first library listed for the first half of each month and the at the second library listed for the remainder of the month.

  • December – Estill County Public Library and Breckinridge County Public Library
  • January – Oldham County Public Library and Graves County Public Library
  • February – Jackson County Public Library and Wolfe County Public Library
  • March – Rockcastle County Public Library and Kentucky State Capitol
  • April – McLean County Public Library and KEHA State Meeting
  • May – Union County Library and William B. Harlan Memorial Library (Monroe County)
  • June – To Be Determined
  • July – Lexington Public Library and Garrard County Public Library
  • August – Pendleton County Public Library and Kentucky State Fair

2020 KEHA State Meeting

Planning continues for the 2020 KEHA State Meeting to be held April 21-23, 2020 at the Owensboro Convention Center. Lodging room blocks at the Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn, both located adjacent to the convention center, are now open for reservations. The room rate at Hampton in is $129 per night + tax and includes breakfast daily. To reserve by phone, call 270-685-2005 and request the KEHA rate. Reservations may also be made online, and the link is posted on the KEHA website under the “State Meeting” tab. The room rate at the Holiday Inn is $134 + tax and includes breakfast daily. To reserve by phone, call 270-638-1111 and request the KEHA conference rate. Reservations may also be made online, and the link is posted on the KEHA website under the “State Meeting” tab.

Dates to Remember

  • December 15 – County dues due to the KEHA State Treasurer and Area Treasurer (use remittance form found in the KEHA Manual, Appendix page 19)
  • December 31 – Dues deadline. Any county that does not submit state dues by this date will not be eligible to vote at the 2020 KEHA Business Meeting in April.
  • December 31 – Deadline date for fundraising-based recognitions (ovarian cancer fundraising, KEHA scholarship contributions, Coins for Change contributions). Awards will be based upon funds forwarded to the KEHA state treasurer with state dues and noted on the remittance form.