Edgar County HCE news
In This Issue
Date Time Unit Hostess
Mar. 1 1:30 pm Redmon Night Cindy Muchow
Mar. 12 6:00 pm Happy Homemakers Art Center
Beth Sablotny, Unit Leader
Mar. 20 1:30 pm Bell Ridge Peggy Saegar
Mar. 27 1:30 pm Stratton Pat Brazelton
Unit Leader-Marge Houghland
Mar. 22 7:00 pm Chrisman Nite
March 13- 15 94th Annual Conference "Celebration at the Crossroads"
1301 Ave. of Mid-America, Effingham
Complete information & registration can be found at:
March 20 Local Leader Training "Caregiver Self-Care" 10 a.m.
Edgar County Extension Office – Bring a friend.
April 12 ANNUAL MEETING
April 6:00 pm Chrisman Nite
BOARD MEMBERS/NEWSLETTER/DUES***Edgar County H.C.E. Board Members***
President - Beth Sablotny, 217-822-3883………………….firstname.lastname@example.org
First Vice – Paula Coombes………………………………..217- 465-4057
Second Vice – Pat Brazelton, 217-463-2217………………email@example.com
Secretary – Paula Coombes…………………………………217-465-4057
Treasurer – Dana Stites, 251-9297…………………………. firstname.lastname@example.org
Int'l/Family Issues/Public Relations, Martha Fox……………217-822-0115
Cultural Enrichment/Com. Outreach – Peggy Cline………… 217-463-4685
Ways & Means – Dona Hoult……………………………….. 217-269-2419
If any unit would like to put an article about your unit activity and/or picture:
Please send to Marilyn Daughhetee, 1205 Claytonia Terrace St., St. Louis, MO 63117. Or email@example.com Due date is the 12th of each month. Thanks for your cooperation in making HCE the best it can be!
All regular memberships of $12 should be paid to your Unit 2nd Vice-President prior to May 1st. She will then send one (1) Unit check to Edgar County HCE Treasurer, Dana Stites, 2038 E 900th Rd, Kansas IL 61933 by May 1. Please send a unit membership and officers list with your check also. Thank you for your help in keeping the membership and officers list correct. If you have joined mid-year, your dues is $6 for the remaining year of January until May 1st.
If you are a mailbox member, please send your check directly to Dana Stites at the above address.
ATTENTION UNIT TREASURERS: Unit dues are due to treasurer by May 1st.
INTERESTING FACTS FROM MARTHA FOX, INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORINTERESTING FACTS FROM MARTHA FOX, INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR
facts about the Olympics:
In ancient Greece athletes didn't have to worry about endorsements on their jerseys or shorts, because they weren't wearing any. They strutted around in the buff, only men were allowed to compete. Where would you clip your IPod?
The modern Olympics were only cancelled three times, the 1916 Summer Olympics in Berlin because of WWI, the 1940 Summer Olympics in Helsinki as well as the 1944 Summer Olympics in London due to WWII.
***************************************************************************************************************Do you know where a sneeze actually starts?
(You have 3 choices, check the one you believe is correct.)
You're sitting in an important meeting or a quiet event and feel a loud sneeze building up.
Is it safe to try to hold it in, or should you just let it rip?
1. Yes, pinch your nose to stop the sneeze.
2. Yes, keep your mouth closed to stifle the noise.
3. No, let it rip and possibly face consequences worse than embarrassment.
True or false? Sneezes would break the speed limit in most states.
Where do sneezes start?
1. Your nerves.
2. Your stomach
3. Your mouth.
What is the purpose of a sneeze?
1. To relieve pressure on your brain
2. To give your nose a reboot
3. To annoy your coworkers.
True or False? Your heart stops when you sneeze.
What unusual suspect can cause a sneeze?
What is the scientific term for sneezing?
What is the longest sneezing spree on record?
1. 152 days
2. 574 days
3. 976 days
What does "" mean?
1. Bless you
2. Health or To your health
3. Stop spreading your germs on me.
True or False? Plucking your eyebrows may cause a sneeze.
Answers to ARRP sneezing quiz.
IAHCE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
IAHCE Annual Conference:
Our 2018 conference is in Effingham, Illinois at the Thelma Keller Convention Center - Tuesday, March 13 – Thursday, March 15, 2018. Please check out what they have to offer this year by reading the December 2017 IAHCE Newsletter or checking out the state website at iahce.org. Effingham is so close, it would make a great day trip, but hurry, sessions fill up fast!
ECHCE ANNUAL MEETING
ECHCE Annual Meeting:
Our annual meeting will be Thursday, April 12th at the 4-H Multi-purpose building. Valerie Funk, nationally known thread artist, will be our presenter. Her life story and art are truly inspirational. I know you will enjoy it thoroughly.
Edgar County Educational Scholarship
Are you or someone you know continuing their education in a field of Family & Consumer Sciences? There is still time for applications to be submitted for the HCE scholarship. To be eligible, the applicant must have completed 1 year of a
2 year (associates) college program or 2 years of a 4 year (bachelors) college program and is continuing college to earn a degree. Please mail applications to:
C/oUniversity of Illinois Extension, Edgar County
210 W. Washington St., Paris, IL 61944
UPCOMING EXTENSION NEWS
Upcoming University of Illinois Extension Events
Tuesday, March 13 Tree Care in Urban Soil webinar 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 14 Private Pesticide Applicator Training 1 – 3 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27 Keep on Growing: Tips for Extending the
Garden Season webinar 1:30 p.m.
April 9-13 Soil Testing - $10 per sample
Thursday, April 12 April in Paris Garden Seminar
Cornerstone Baptist Church, Paris, $20 per person 8:45 a.m.
Saturday, May 5 Master Gardener Plant Sale, U of I Extension, Clark Co. 8-10:30 a.m.
All of these events are held at University of Illinois Extension, 210 W. Washington St., Paris, unless otherwise noted. Please phone 217-465-8585 or see our website
(web.extension.illinois.edu/cce) for more information.