Past Events


IAHCE 2019 State Conference –
March 12-14, 2019 – 
Effingham, IL

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Donna Schirer;  Back row:  Bonnie Whiteside, Becky Gatewood, Lynn Trotter, Marge
Probasco, Bobbi McEntire; Judy French, Richey Vanderspool and Melissa Chitwood

    Educational Awards received at State Conference for Public Relations – 
      Carol Froeschl; Family & Community Education,  Judy French;
Volunteer Hours, Bobbi McEntire

March 18, 2019Game Day

GAME DAY March 18 2019 HCE

Community Issues
     Developmental Service Center (DSC)

Three HCE Unit support DSC group homes in Champaign County.  DSC has 8 group homes in Champaign County providing services and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, currently serving approx. 1,200 in Champaign and Ford Counties.  Three HCE Units, Mayview Unit, Rantoul Unit, and Staley Unit support group homes by recognizing birthdays, holidays and special occasions for the group home residents.

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Linda Flessner, Mayview HCE Unit – support Kathryn House in Urbana
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Judy French, Rantoul HCE Unit, support Campbell House in Rantoul.
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Joann Cahill, Staley HCE Unit, with two residents at Jordon House in Champaign

Holiday Trees and Craft Sale
November 30th & December 1, 2018

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International Event -November 14, 2018



Membership Event – October 17, 2018

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Members recognized for Membership Years in HCE

Winners of the Passport Contest
Mary Lou Younger, Marge Probasco
Joanne Cahill, Bonnie whiteside<
Lynn Trotter
Guest Speaker:  Natalie Kenny Marquez
Demonstrating a family recipes

Game and Craft Day – October 9, 2018

Cultural Enrichment Day – October 2, 2018

Winners selected projects to be sent to IAHCE State
Conf. in March 2019.  Left:  Lynn Trotter, wall hanging &
scrapbooking; Janis Duitsman, painting; Bridgie Cler
quilting; Items on table by Nancy Mathis, crochet dollies,
embroidery table runner and table top.

                Mary Lou Younger demonstrated making Fall Tree


Leatrice Hebling – selected by members “Best of Show”

               Guest speakers:  Artist Beth Chasco &
idea Store co-founder Carol Jo Moran

Crafting Day – Painting Designs on Wood Pallets
August 17, 2018

Top pictures:  Lynn Trotter, Mary Lou Younger, Kay Elmer and Betty Hadler

Lynn Trotter, Mary Lou Younger, Kay Elmer and Betty Hadler


 Kay Elmer & Bonnie Compton

7th Annual Garage Sale – July 17-18, 2018

Members attending McLean County 100th Anniversary
July 10th, 2018

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100th Anniversary Celebration – July 7, 2018
Champaign County Home and Community

  Family Charter Members
Carol Froeschl, Mayview Unit
Grandmother was a Charter Member of Mayview
Roberta Farley, Bondville/Seymour Unit
Mother & Grandmother Charter member
of Bondville/Seymour Unit

Good Time Band and Quartet – June 30, 2018
Special Activities Event

Spring Membership Event – June 20, 2018
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New Member – Roberta Bleichner
Joining Pesotum Unit


First Annual Spring Craft and Plant Sale

Craft and Plant Sale Clip art

100th Annual Meeting – May 7, 2018

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50 Year Members – Joanne Cahill,
Alice Duitsman


IAHCE State Conference – March 13-15, 2018
    Keller Convention Center – Effingham

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CCHCE Members attending State Conference
Seated:  Joan Stanley, Elizabeth Micheal, Carol Froeschl,
Donna Shirer, Mary Lou Younger
Standing:  Richey Vanderspool, Becky Gatewood, Bobbi McEntire,
Judy French, Donna Prahl, Luanna Olson, Bonnie Whiteside

Awards won for 2017 year:  Luanna Olson – Volunteer Hours-most in
District 5; Judy French Education Award for Community Issues;
Carol Froeschl, 2017 Grand Award – for Public Relations for 2017 HCE

International Luncheon – November 29, 2017
International Luncheon Fall 2017 Phillipines

Holiday Trees and Craft Show November 2017

HCE Holiday Trees and Craft Show 2017 Greeters
Luanna Olson, Sue Christensen, Carol Froeschl
Standing: Bobbi McEntire

HCE Month – 2017

Membership Event – October 11, 2017
IMG_1041 (1)                   Received membership awards for years in Champaign County HCE

Seated:  Mary Lou Gannaway 40 yrs Early Risers, Betty Lauchner 10 yrs Philo, Erma Mennega 30 yrs Early Riser,
Carol Froeschl 40 yrs Mayview, Ruth Willamon 40 yrs Pesotum
Back:  Nancy Strunk 40 yrs Early Risers,  Elaine Aaltonen 40 yrs Pesotum, Clara Henderson 30 yrs Mayview,
Virginia Welborn 10 yrs Dewey/Fisher,  Mary Piercy 20 yrs Pesotum, Anita Gilliland 40 yrs Pesotum, Eileen Miller 20 yrs Staley.

New Members joining at Membership Event
Linda Crowley and Carolyn Flesner.  – Welcome

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Winner of Make It Beautiful Again
Left: Melissa Chitwood with Mary Lou Younger

Game Day – October 18, 2017
IMG_5498  HCE Month Activities 2017 Game Day

Cultural Arts – October 26, 2017
HCE Month Activities 2017 CULTUALS ARTS SHOW

Winners to State Conference March 2018
Melissa Chitwood, Leatrice Helbling, Mary Ann Rinkenberger,
Pat Meriedth, Donna Shirer

Guest speaker on colors that you can wear
Melissa Chitwood

                                  Style show from CJ Banks

Membership Event – May 17, 2017


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99th Annual Meeting – May 3, 2017

IMG_0733 (1)                                         50 Year Member Judy Stahl, Mayview Unit
                               70 Year Member Lora Mai Kesler, Dewey/Fisher Unit


IAHCE Annual Meeting 2017 – East Peoria – March 14,16, 2017




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100th Annual Meeting – May 7, 2018


Highest Volunteer  hours                   50 Year Members
for 2017                                       Joan Cahill & Alice Duitmans|

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IAHCE State Conference – March 13-15, 2018

CCHCE Members attending State Conference
Front: Joan Stanley, Elizabeth Michael, Carol
Froeschl, Donna Shirer, Mary Lou Younger
Back: Richey Vanderspool, Becky Gatewood,
Bobbi McEntire, Judy French, Donna Prahl,
Luanna Olson, Bonnie Whiteside


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2018 State Conference

Members attending State Conference

Award given at 2018 Conference
Luanna Olson, Highest number of Volunteer Hours
Judy French, 2017 Education Award
Carol Froeschl, 2017 Grand Award Public Relations

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Ecuador and Galapagos Islands International Potluck – November 16, 2016

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                                                                 Guest speaker, Joan Jordan

aren Moon, Int’l Chrm                Kathleen Emery, IAHCE District Dir.

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“Holiday Trees/Wreaths and Craft Show” 2016


Holiday Trees/Wreath and Craft Show was on November 12, 2016
Holiday Trees and Wreaths at the Event
Sold by silent auction

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                                   Some of the vendor at our Event

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HCE Members were vendors  
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Melissa Chitwood, Pesotum Unit   Leatrice Helbling, Dewey/Fisher Unit

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Mary Lou Younger, Early Risers Unit   Rhonda Scott, Early Risers Unit

Working the Bake Sale
Karen Moon, Staley Unit; Dorothy Rogers, Pesotum Unit;
Judy French, Rantoul Unit

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