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Home and Community Educators (HCE)

FAHCE LogoThe 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, July 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. (CDT)

Location:  Hinson’s Crossroads Fire Station

 5487 Douglas Ferry Road, Caryville 

Program:  Cash In With Coupons
Judy Corbus

 News & Notes

  • July Community Service Project

    We are collecting school supplies for teachers.  Click here for a list of requested supplies.  All supplies will be donated to Vernon Elementary School and Bonifay Elementary School.

  • FAHCE State Conference

    – Mark your calendars for October 9-11, 2017, Holiday Inn & Suites Conference Center, Ocala.  This year’s theme is The Family Tree of FAHCE.  Click here for a registration form.

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Outdated Prescription Eyeglasses – supports Lion’s Club Eyesight for the Blind program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.

 

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