Calendar of Events

HCE MONTH October 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO ALL EVENTS

HCE Garage Sale Sign Legal 2018 final

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HCE 100 Anniversary LOGO 1918-2018

 Champaign County Home and Community
Education (CCHCE)

                             ….Making a Difference for Families – 1918 -2018

        All events are open to the Public

Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorim
                                801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign, IL 

                                      2018 Events

March 22Bingo and Games – 10 – 2 pm at Farm Bureau Auditorium

May 7 – 100th Annual Meeting –  9 a.m.  – at Farm Bureau Auditorium
HCE Annual Meeting May 7 2018 flier

May 18th and 19th Spring Craft and Plant Sale
May 18 – 4 – 7 p.m. Enry Fee: $1  children free
and May 19 – 8 am – 2 pm at
the Champaign County Farm Bureau
801 N. Country Fair Dr., Champaign
Spring Craft Sale with border May 2018

June 20 Spring Membership Event – 10:00 a.m.
at Farm Bureau Auditorium

Public Invited
Guest joining at the event will have name in a drawing for a free membership

Membership Event June 20 2018 flier

June 30 – Good Times Band – 11:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium
HCE Special Activity June 30 2018 click on file below

PUBLIC INVITED
Come and enjoy a day great music and lunch –
RSVP by June 1st – $5.00 fee

July 7CCHCE “100th Anniversary Celebration”– 2 – 4 pm at the
Savoy Methodist Church –

 

 

July 287th Annual Garage Sale – 8 – 3 pm at Farm Bureau Auditorium

August 8IAHCE District Workshop – Springfield, IL

October – HCE Month/Make a Difference Month

October 2Cultural Enrichment Day – Selection for State Conf. – 9:30 am
Farm Bureau Auditorium

October 9 Game Day – 10-2pm at Farm Bureau Auditorium

October 17Fall Membership Event at Farm Bureau Auditorim

November 14International Day (Australia) at 11 – 3 pm at
Farm Bureau Auditorium

December 1 Holiday Trees & Craft Sale – 8-4 pm at
Farm Bureau Auditorium

 

                                2017 Events

Champaign County Home and Community Education
    International Potluck – November 29th, 2017

International Luncheon Fall 2017 Phillipines

Holiday Trees and Craft Sale – November 11, 2017

Holiday TREES & CRAFT Sale 2017 colored BACK GroundChampaign County Home and Community Education (CCHCE) – all Unit Events

List of events and activities scheduled for the year.  Updates on this page will be made frequently, so please check back often to stay up to date.  Public Invited to all events.
FBA (Farm Bureau Building – 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign)

2017 Events

HCE Month – Game Day
Public Invited

HCE Month Activities 2017 Game Day
HCE Month – Cultural Arts Show
Bring a Guest              –     PUBLIC INVITED

HCE Month Activities 2017 CULTUALS ARTS SHOW

HOLIDAY TREES AND CRAFT SALE

 

Holiday Trees and Craft Sale 2017 old style

 

 

HCE Month – Membership Event – October 11, 2017

                      October 11, 2017    

                                       10:00 a.m.
 Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorium
           801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign

Guest Speaker: John Hasselbring, Champaign County Forrest Preserve and Mike Daab, Natural Resources Director –  Kickapoo Rail Trail – power point presentation on the multi-purpose recreational trail of its History of the land, current and future development,

Membership Recognition for 40, 30, 20 & 10 year members.

                                                          INIVTE A GUEST
Lunch

Potato Bar with lots of extras
        Cost: $5.00                           RSVP by September 27th, 2017
      

        Send to: Melissa Chitwood, 1408 E. 2250N, White Heath, IL 61884

    Guests are free – so please invite several to the event                          

Guests joining at event will be in a drawing for 2018 dues. 

PUBLIC INVITED – questions, call 217/621-2724

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                 HCE Month – Game Day – 

                         OCTOBER 18th

                              10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

   Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorium
801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign


A fun day of GAMES:  Card Games, Bunko, Bingo, Checkers, Mexican Train, Rummikub, Puzzles and more.  Bring your own game.        

                 Bring finger food to share – drinks will be provided

BRING GUESTS       —–              PUBLIC INVITED

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                 HCE Month – Cultural Arts Show
      
                               October 26, 2017

                                        8:30 a.m.
Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorium

                   801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign

Members will bring their Handcrafted projects for judging for the State Conference March 2018

Potluck Luncheon – bring your favorite dish to share and table service – drinks provided

Speakers:  Bonnie Smith, Illinois Homemakers Camp
                     Karen Cunningham, Motivational Speaker

Bring Guests    —    PUBLIC INVITED
Questions about HCE Month activities contact:
217/621-2724
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Garage sale

6th Annual Indoor Garage SaleJuly 28 – 29, 2017
Farm Bureau Bldg.,
801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign

Garage Sale flier 2017 final

 

 

June 16, 2017Membership/Craft Event“Fishing for New Members”8:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Dr., ChampaignBRING A GUEST (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)Bring your Favorite Salad to share-table service & drink provided.
See flier below for details.

Membership Event June 2016 final

 

Garage sale

6th Annual Garage Sale – July 28 – 29, 2017

Garage Sale flier 2017 final

FEBRUARY 3rd – LESSON:  “Pollinator Pockets” – 9:00 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium – 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign – after lesson approx. 10:30 a.m. will teach a craft “Railroad Chain Necklace 

MARCH 3rdLESSON:  “Difficult Discussions” 9:00 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign – after lesson approx. 10:30 will teach a craft “Spring Floral Centerpieces” – public invited to both lesson and craft.
Lesson given my University of Illinois Extension Educator.

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Spring Floral Centerpieces for Craft Day on March 3rd –

March 31stLESSON:  “Debt Myths” – 9:00 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium – 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign – public invited
Lesson given my University of Illinois Extension Educator.

May 3rd – Annual Meeting – Savoy Methodist Church, Savoy – 

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2016 Events
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DECEMBER 15th – 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon.
Farm Bureau Auditorium
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CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING

bring your Christmas gifts and we will wrap them
    NO CHARGE – includes gift care some decorations.  Also hot chocolate, tea and cookies will be served – a craft, BINGO – a fun time – Please come!
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Holiday Trees/Wreaths and Craft Sale
on November 12th


Champaign County Home and Community Education (HCE) is sponsoring Holiday Trees/Wreaths and Craft Sale
on November 12th at the Farm Bureau Auditorium
from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There will be several beautiful decorated trees and wreaths made by our members and Units all with a special theme. The trees and wreaths will be sold by silent auction, to be picked up at the end of the day or later by arrangement.
There will be several vendors with handcrafted items for sale.
Holiday baked goods will be on sale also.
The public is invited to enjoy a festive event and will be held at the
Farm Bureau Auditorium,
801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign.
Entry fee is $2.00 – Children are free.
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Champaign County HCE
                                  HCE WEEK – October 17 – 21, 2016
Monday, October 17 – Membership/Craft Event
9:30 a.m. – Farm Bureau Auditorium
Several craft will be taught –
Guest speakers:
Robin Goettel – “Every ‘Fan’ has a Story”
Janice McAter, Developmental Service Center
A Salad Luncheon – bring a salad – table service & drink furnished
Public Invited – bring a friend

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Friday, October 21 – Cultural Art Show
  9:30 a.m.
New Horizon Methodist Church
3002 W. Bloomington Road
(take Rt 150 West off Mattis Ave)
Bring your Handcrafted projects for judging for the State Conference 2017 (Any handcrafted items made at Jean’s
Craft Club can be entered)
3 independent judges will be judging the projects Speakers: Joyce Day, Co-owner of Sew Sassy – “Best Uses of Your Sewing Machine” and about Sew Sassy Shop – Dennis Cler, Underwriter Manager for State Farm in Bloomington – “Experiences with the St. Jude Run” and the work at St. Jude’s Hospital”
Potluck Luncheon – bring your favorite dish to share and Table service and Drink will be provided

PUBLIC INVITED – Bring a Friend
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Come and Celebrate the 90th Anniversary
with the Mayview Unit and Bondville/Seymour Unit
August 15th, 2016
2:00 p.m.
at the Farm Bureau Auditorium
801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign

In 1926, both units were organized (at this time our organization was called Home Bureau).
Come and enjoy the program, on display minutes taken in 1926, old program books of the first year unit organized, scrapbooks and socialize with cake and ice cream. Mary Ann Fugate, past Home Economist for Cooperative Extension Service will be attending.

 

July 29 – 30, 2016
 5th Annual Garage Sale 

Friday, July 29th, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sale starts

Saturday, July 30th
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – ½ Price Sale
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Bag Sale
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Packet Up


Farm Bureau Building
801 Country Fair Drive
Champaign, IL

October 17 – 21, 2016 – Home and Community Eeducation
                                                      Week for CCHCE

                  October 17, 2016 – Membership Event
                  October 21, 2016 – Cultural Arts Event

November 12, 2016 – “Holiday Trees and Craft Show”        HCE HOLIDAY TREE and Craft Sale Clip art
Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive – Champaign
Details later

November 16, 2016
 – International Luncheon

January 6, 2016 – Fellowship Conference for CCHCE Unit Officers Training
9:00 a.m. at FBA

March 15 – 17, 2016 – IAHCE 92nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE –
Embassy Suites East Peoria-Hotel & Riverfront Conference Center.
                                               See IAHCE website for details

April 28, 2016 CCHCE 98th ANNUAL MEETING – Savoy Methodist Church,
9:00 a.m. – guest speakers:  Prairie Dragon Paddlers (Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team)
and Basic Technology for Senior’s with UI Students.  Entertainment D.R. Dixie Band

2016 Past Events

June 11, 2016 Membership Event – 9:30 a.m. at Farm Bureau Auditorium
“New Crew Members are Needed for HCE 2016 Cruise” Come and enjoy and find out about HCE.  Guest speakers are Lisa Lewey Shield, ciLiving TV Home Chef – “Come hear and learn some new or forgotten quick, easy tasty ideas, recipes, tips and techniques for healthy and simple cooking for singles and seniors …..
Also,
Alice Kirby, Homer Night Unit – “Meals in a Jar”
Lunch is a Potato Bar with lots of extras for $5.00.  RSVP by May 27th and send money to Melissa Chitwood, 1408E  2250N, White Health, IL 61884 – Checks to CCHCE – put name and Unit name on check.  Bring a guest – Guests are FREE.      PUBLIC INVITED   Information – call 621-2724

2015 event

INTERNATIONAL LUNCHEON
November 16, 2015 –
“Walking all over the Baltic States”
11:00 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium –
801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign
Potluck lunch
Speakers:  Father John Flattery, wrote a book about Lithuanian’s
Settlements in Westville, IL
Carole Mitchell , telling about her “Family Heritage”
from Lithuania
Entertainment will be Logan Kirby
Public Invited

Holiday Trees and Craft Sale on November 7th


Champaign County HCE is sponsoring Holiday Trees and Craft Sale on November 7th at the Farm Bureau Auditorium from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  There will be several beautiful decorated trees by our members and Units all with a special theme. The trees will be sold by silent auction, to be picked up at the end of the day or later by arrangement. There will be several vendors with handcrafted items for sale.  Holiday baked goods will be on sale also.  The public is invited to enjoy a festive event and will be at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign.  Entry fee is $2.00 – Children are free.

          Come and bring your friends 

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INTERNATIONAL LUNCHEON – November 16, 2015 –
“Walking all over the Baltic States”
11:00 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium –
801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign
Potluck lunch
Speakers:  Father John Flattery, wrote a book about Lithuanian’s
Settlements in Westville, IL
Carole Mitchell , telling about her “Family Heritage”
from Lithuania
Entertainment will be Logan Kirby
Public Invited

HCE – International Luncheon Flier Nov 16 2015

December 4, 2015 – Program/Lesson “Small Changes – Big Impact” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium.  Public Invited.

PAST EVENTS:

October 19 – 23, 2015 – Home and Community Education Week

          October 19th – Membership/Craft Event -9: 30 a.m. – Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign.  Walk with HCE – Visit the HCE Pumpkin Patch” fun day with guest speaker, Craft workshops (Make It and Take It craft), door prizes and more  $3.00 charge for making as many craft this day.

Click on Membership Event Oct. 19 flier for DETAILS
                 Guest and Public Invited

HCE Membership Event Oct. 19, 2015 FLIER

             October 23rd – Cultural Arts Day – at the New Horizaon Methodist Church, 3002 Bloomington Road, Champaign – 9:00 a.m. (Members bring their crafts and Heritage Skill Projects to display to be judged  for “Best of Show”.  Eight projects will be selected to be sent to IAHCE State Conference March 2016)  Several guest speakers for the day – click on flier below (Cultural Arts Show)
                                       Guests and Public Invited.

HCE Cultural Art Show FLIER Oct. 2015


October 2015
– “Make a Difference Month” – National Month for Community Service –  all HCE Units decide their own Community Service projects.

    HCE HOLIDAY TREE and Craft Sale Clip artNovember 7, 2015Holiday Trees and Craft Sale
– 10:00 a.m. – 7:0o p.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign, – Beautifully decorated Trees that will be on display along with several vendors with handcrafted item for sale.  Several vendor with Handcrafted items that will be for sale.   Holiday baked goods will be for sale, also.  Sale of the trees will be by silent auction.  There will be a $2.00 entry fee

          Come and bring your friends 

November 16, 2015 International Luncheon (Country of Study–Baltic States) 11:00 a.m. –  Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign – Guest Speaker and Entertainment by Logan Kirby.   Public Invited

HCE – International Luncheon Flier Nov 16 2015

December 4, 2015 – Program/Lesson “Small Changes – Big Impact” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium.  Public Invited.

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March 17 – 19, 2015 – IAHCE State Conference, Decatur Conference Center and Hotel.                 See IAHCE website for details

April 3, 2015 – Program/Lesson Health Insurance for People 65+ given by Home and Community Education (HCE) and University of Illinois Extension Educator at
9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign.

April 30, 2015  97th Annual Meeting – United Methodist Church, Savoy – 9:00 a.m.  Entertainment is Logan Kirby.  Cost:  $18.00.  RSVP: Contact Nancy Blackburn, 621-9805

May 20, 2015 – Membership EventCome Together and Walk Towards HCE”  – 9:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium–Potluck Luncheon.  Public and Guests are invited to a fun event and learn about HCE activities and projects.  Speaker, Jo Rodriguez, Champaign & Urbana Park District, “Sit and Still Be Fit”–Chair exercise. On display “tiny shoe collection”,  skits, door prized, bingo after event.

May 23, 2015 –  Larry Gatlin & Brothers Tour Show – Watseka Theatre.   Cost:  $88.00 -includes dinner, show, deluxe coach, taxes and gratuities –  reservations due April 17th – contact Dorothy Rogers at 485-5225

August 7, 2015 – Program/Lesson “Five Ingredient Fix” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign.   Public Invited.

August 12, 2015District 4/5 Meeting – Decatur Club, 158 West Prairie, Decatur, Il.
Time:  TBA

4th ANNUAL GARAGE SALE Fundraiser
                                     August 21, 2015 – 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – $1.00 Admission
Champaign County Farm Bureau
801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign

     HCE GARAGE SALE Clip art     August 22, 2015 4th Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser

      Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country  Fair Drive, Champaign
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  – 1/2 Price at 1:00 p.m.
Come and bring your friends

September 4, 2015 – Program/Lesson “How Full is Your File Cabinet?” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium.
Public Invited

October 2, 2015 – Program/Lesson “Live Your Bucket List” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium.  Public Invited

October 19 – 23, 2015 – Home and Community Education Week
          October 19th – Membership Event – Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign.  “Walk with HCE – Visit the HCE Pumpkin Patch” – 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium – fun day with guest speaker, Craft workshops, door prizes and more.              Guest and Public Invited

           October 23rd – Cultural Arts Day – at the New Horizaon Methodist Church, 3002 Bloomington Road, Champaign – 9:00 a.m. (Members bring their crafts and Heritage Skill Projects to display to be judged  for “Best of Show”.  Eight projects will be selected to be sent to IAHCE State Conference March 2016)  Guest Speaker  and Program TBA.
Guests and Public Invited.

October 2015
– “Make a Difference Month” – National Month for Community Service –  all HCE Units decide their own Community Service projects.

    HCE HOLIDAY TREE and Craft Sale Clip artNovember 7, 2015Holiday Trees and Craft Sale
– 8:00 a.m. – 6:0o p.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign, – Beautifully decorated Christmas Trees that will be auctioned off at the  end of the day.  Handmade crafts will be for sale and holiday entertainment during  the day.                                Come and bring your friends 

November 16, 2015 International Luncheon (Country of Study–Baltic States)  –  Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 Country Fair Drive, Champaign – Guest Speaker and Program TBA.

December 4, 2015 – Program/Lesson “Small Changes – Big Impact” given by Home and Community Education and University of Illinois Extension Educators, 9:30 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Auditorium.  Public Invited.

 

                                             Public invited to all events

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