• 2017 KEHA State Board Elections – KEHA will be seeking candidates for five state board positions in 2017. Please encourage your leaders to consider the positions listed below.
    • 1st Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Environment, Housing and Energy Chairman
    • Food, Nutrition and Health Chairman
    • Leadership Development Chairman

Duties for all positions are detailed in the KEHA Bylaws, and job descriptions are posted on the KEHA website. Credential forms are found in the KEHA Manual Appendix – pages 6 & 7 for state educational chairmen and pages 8 & 9 for state officers. Credentials must be submitted via certified mail to Starlene Harris, KEHA Secretary, 138 Dickerson Road, Olive Hill, KY 41164-8116 and are due by April 1.

  • KEHA Development Grants – KEHA development grants provide areas and counties with the opportunity to obtain funding for projects. Applications must be submitted by KEHA members. The guidelines and application form are included in the KEHA Manual, Handbook section, pages 107-111. Proposals must be submitted by March 1.
  • KEHA Mini-Grants for Study or Research – KEHA offers mini-grants of up to $500 for study or research. Applications may be submitted by KEHA members, FCS agents, or FCS specialists. The guidelines and application form are included in the KEHA Manual, Handbook section, pages 104-106.
  • KEHA Scholarships– KEHA provides two educational scholarship programs.
    • The Evans/Hansen/Weldon scholarship is open to any full-time student attending a college or accredited undergraduate program in Kentucky and majoring in a Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Environmental Science degree program. Details and the scholarship application are included in the KEHA Manual, Handbook section, pages 94-98. Please encourage your members to promote this in your county. Applications are due by March 1.
    • The KEHA Homemaker Member Scholarship is open to KEHA members with a minimum of 5 years of active membership. The scholarship may be used for any college or university as well as for a trade or technical school and is intended for students pursuing their first degree or certification. Details and the scholarship application are included in the KEHA Manual, Handbook section, pages 99-102. Please share this with your members. Applications are due by March 1. www.keha.org by February 8.
  • KEHA Contest and Report Reminders
    • Items due to Marena Nelson, 2nd Vice President, 961 Stephens Branch Rd, Martin, KY 41649-7845
      • Appendix 18 – Membership & Recognition Report - Due 2/1/17
      • Handbook 104-106 – Study or Research Mini-Grant (open to KEHA members, FCS agent and FCS state staff) – Due 3/1/17
      • Handbook 107-111 – KEHA Development Grant Application (proposal must be prepared by homemaker member and outline role of homemakers in project) – Due 3/1/17
      • Items due to Julia Lainhart, Cultural Arts Chairman, 512 Pinoak Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356
      • Handbook 40-41 – Creative Writing: Poetry, Memoirs, and Short Story – Entries due 3/1/17
    • Items due to Martha Sue Hargrove, Leadership Development Chairman, 30 Turley Drive, Belton, KY 42324
      • Handbook 94-98 – Evans/Weldon/Hansen Scholarship Application – Due 3/1/17
      • Handbook 99-102 – Homemaker Scholarship Application – Due 3/1/17
      • Handbook 89 – Community Volunteerism Awards (club and county) – Entries due 3/1/17
    • Items due to Marilyn Craycroft, Family and Individual Development Chairman, 159 Atwill Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108
      • Handbook 55 – Strengthening Families Contest - Entries due 3/1/17
    • Items due to Michelle Lawson, Food, Nutrition & Health Chairman, 430 Fairmont Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108
      • Handbook 59 – Ovarian Cancer Fundraising Contest – Entries due 3/1/17
      • Handbook 59 – Promoting a Healthy Kentucky Contest – Entries due 3/1/17
    • Items due to Nancy Snouse, 4-H Youth Development Chairman, 6110 Twelve Oaks Drive, Ashland, KY 41102
      • Handbook 66 – Promoting Local Businesses in Your Community Contest (individual and club contests) – Entries due 3/1/17
    • Items due to Leonidisa Mundelius, 675 Ky Hwy 198, Stanford, KY 40484
      • Handbook 72-73 – International Project Awards – Entries due 3/1/17
      • Handbook 75-77 - KEHA International Exchange Program Application (open to Licking River, Quicksand, Wilderness Trial and Northeast Areas) – Due 3/1/17
  • Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship – As members of the Country Women's Council USA, both KEHA and the Kentucky Master Farm Homemakers Guild are eligible to submit one application for the Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship. The scholarship is offered to foster educational development for women. Learn more at http://www.cwcusa.org/sample-page/ruth-buxton-sayre-scholarship-2/. Applications are due by March 1 to either Mary Margaret Krahulec, KEHA President, 6177 Cedarmore Road, Pleasureville, KY 40057 or Martha Boyd, Master Farm Homemakers Guild President, 5035 Main Street, May's Lick, KY 41055.