The Florida Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) is a non-profit, volunteer organization sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service. Its mission is to strengthen families through programs of community leadership, continuing education, and community service. Local clubs perform community service projects and assist with Extension educational programs.
The Generations HCE Club meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. (CT) in the greater Vernon/Bonifay area for educational programs and community service projects. Club membership is open to everyone.
For more information on HCE programs and becoming a member, please contact Judy Corbus, Washington County HCE Agent Advisor, at (850) 638-6265.
HCE Club News
Next Generations Club Meeting:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. (CDT)
Location: Hinson’s Crossroads Fire Station
5487 Douglas Ferry Road, Caryville
News & Notes
March Community Service Project
We are collecting Gatorade and other beverages for the Hinson’s Crossroads Fire Department
District 1 HCE Camp
– Mark your calendars for May 22-23, 2017, Washington County Ag Center, Chipley. Details soon!
Ongoing No-Cost and Low-Cost Projects:
Box Tops for Education – supports Bonifay & Vernon Elementary Schools
Labels for Education – supports Bonifay & Vernon Elementary Schools
Pop Tops for Ronald McDonald House – supports Pensacola House
Used Greeting Cards – supports St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Craft Programs
Pennies for Friendship – supports Associated Country Women of the World
Recycling Old/Unused Cell Phones – supports domestic violence victims
Outdated Prescription Eyeglasses – supports Lion’s Club Eyesight for the Blind program
Most of these projects involve items that normally would be tossed in the trash. Take a moment and recycle these items to support some great causes. Collection bins are available at every meeting.