IEHA Due Dates 2017-18

Download a list of 2017-18 due dates here.

Extension Homemakers Week Proclamation

Indiana Extension Homemaker Week is an annual event ending with the 4th Saturday in October.  Use this document to promote the event in your area.

2017-18 IEHA Calendar

Download your copy of the July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 IEHA Calendar here.

Cancer Research Endowment

Cancer Research Donation Form

Use this form to send your Cancer Research Endowment Fund donations to our State Treasurer.

IEHA Cancer Research Endowment Fund for Purdue Cancer Research
Want to know more about our Cancer Research Endowment fund? Here's some information.


Member Certificate Application Form

Send this application to the current State President to receive certificates for your 25, 50, 60, 75, 80, 90, 95, or 100 year members.

New Club Charter Application

Use this form when a new club is formed.

Club Certificate Application

Download and use this certificate to request a certificate to celebrate your club's 25, 50, 60, 75, 80, 90, 100 years of IEHA membership.

Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Exhibit Information

This download will give you the general information needed for your Cultural Arts entries at Home and Family Conference.

Cultutal Arts Special Project 2018

The Cultual Arts special project for 2018 Home & Family Conference is Recycled Items. This download will give you the needed information.

Cultural Arts Exhibit Entry Form

Here is the entry form for your County's item in the Cultural Arts Exhibit at Home and Family Conference. You will need separate forms for the regular categories and the special project.

Education Focus Group

Education Focus Group Plan of Action

In today's fast moving world it is important to keep up to date with the latest information. Your Education Focus Group creates a plan of action to keep you well informed with fact based and researched programs.  See the plans for the coming year here.

Visit the "Lessons" page for more programs.

Exchange Homemaker

Exchange Homemaker Visit Request

The IEHA Exchange Homemaker to Canada is Nancy Jo Prue from Kentland, IN. She has completed the trip and is now ready to visit county and district IEHA groups with the story of her journey. Use the attached form to request her visit.

First Books for Kids

First Books for Kids Program Description

"First Books for Kids" is an IEHA program to benefit both pre-school children and our members. The IEHA volunteer reads to a class of children on designated days, and then presents a copy of the book to each child. Learn more here through these downloads.

First Books for Kids Report & Evaluation Form

Report your "First Books for Kids" activities with this form.

First Timer

First Timer Application

Use this form to apply to win a "First Timer" award for Home and Family Conference. 

First Timer Facts

Never been to Home and Family Conference?!!  You could qualify and receive a First Timer Award to help defray the cost of attending. Ten state winners are selected - one from each IEHA District.  Read the information here, then move on to the application.

Focus Groups & Activity Committees

Conference Table Display Application

Home and Family Conference showcases county activities with table displays. Download this application form to get participation details.

Focus Group Application

Each year volunteers are needed to serve on the Focus Groups and Activity Committees. All active members of IEHA are eligible. It is not necessary to have served as a county officer.

Committee members commit to attend Focus Days one or two times yearly. Focus Days are currently held in Noblesville, Indiana at the Hamilton County Extension Complex. All groups meet on Focus Days making car pools possible. Attendance at Home & Family Conference is required of members of some groups.

Applications are due to the President Elect at spring district meetings. A new application is required each year.

History and 100th Anniversary Activities

Lyrics to "Love is Home"

The 100th Anniversary celebration at Home and Family Conference 2013 included a very special song for IEHA and the occasion.  "Home is Love" was written by Ted Arthur and performed by our Extension Homemakers chorus, The Melody Makers of Indiana.  Download the lyrics here.

100 Ways to Celebrate IEHA

Although the 100th Anniversary celebration is over, this list has many good suggestions for special occasions and celebrations in your local counties and clubs.  Download it now and do something special in your area.

Through the Years - A Brief Look at IEHA History

This download will give you a very brief overview of the history of IEHA.  For more detailed information check with your County Extension Office for our "100th Anniversary History Book".  You may also use the "Contact Us" form here on the website with your questions.

Home and Family Conference

Home and Conference Registration

Check here later for Home and Family Conference registration information.


Host-A-Hoosier Application Form

Use this form to participate in the Host-A-Hoosier program. This application is for the exchange that will take place beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Host-A-Hoosier Program Guidelines

This download gives information and guidelines about the Host-A-Hoosier program.

I Want to Go Again Award

I Want to Go Again Award Application

The Past State Presidents organization is sponsoring an award for an IEHA member who has attended Home and Family Conference in the past but for some reason has not been able to attend recently.  The award will pay $150 toward conference expenses.  Download and read the form for more information and instructions.


i-LEaD Program Information
Not sure what i-LEaD is?! The i-LEaD (Indiana Leadership, Education and Development) program is designed for the new, emerging leader who wishes to grow in his/her confidence and leadership skills. Find out a little more here.

Still have questions? Use our "Contact Us" page and we will try to provide the answers.

IEHA Logos

IEHA logo

IEHA logo as a .GIF for download

Leadership Focus Group

Access Indiana
Visit this official website of the State of Indiana. It has a wealth of information about our Indiana government.

Indiana Consortium of Family Organizations

The Consortium of Family Organizations is the body responsible for presenting the Family Impact Seminars. They provide research based information about family topics for our legislators. IEHA is a member of the consortium. Learn more here. 

Family Impact Seminars

IEHA supports the Family Impact Seminars held yearly for our Indiana Legislators. Learn about the seminars here.

Leadership Plans 2017-18

Read about the Leadership Focus Group plans for the coming year here. Get some good tips for you County Leadership Chair.

IEHA Communication Tree

The IEHA State Board uses the communication system outlined in this document to release important information.

Contacting Your Legislator

Many of us think that contacting our legislators can be a waste of time, but nothing could be further from the truth. Use this information to make effective contacts.

Constitution & By-Laws Tips for Clubs

Need some help understanding or creating or revising club or county constitutions or bylaws? This document may be of assistance.

Diversity Plan of Action

See the Diversity Plan of Action in this download.

Diversity Guidelines for Clubs

Guidelines for club diversity are found here.

Marketing & Logo Sales

Logo Items Order Form 2017-18

Use this form to order, and to send payments for IEHA logo items. You will find the list of items and their prices on the price list. 

Logo Items Price List 2017-18

Here are the IEHA logo items and their prices.

Marketing & Logo Plans

The Marketing and Logo Sales committee details plans and suggestions for your county activities in this download. 


Forming a New EH Club

Get some suggestions for forming new clubs with this download.

Why Belong to an Extension Homemakers Club

Membership tips can be found in this download.

Membership Action Plans

Does your county have a plan to increase membership? Here are some suggestions.

Membership Recruitment Suggestions
Need suggestions of ways to atract new members? The Membership Focus Group has a list of ideas for you.

New Club Follow Up Tips

Great! Your county has a new club! Be sure to follow up with then to keep them active and encouraged. Here are some tips.

Now That I'm a Member

Tips for new members can be found here.

NVON Project in Common

Eat Local, Eat Healthy

Our Project in Common guidelines state that the project should rotate between international, national and membership.  Water Around the World, an international effort will be completed this year. The 2016-18 Project in Common, Eat Local, Eat Healthy will emphasize the local foods movement. Download here.

Order Forms

County Officer Pins

IEHA officer pins can be ordered for your County Officers.  Download the form here.

Presidential Pointers

Presidential Pointers - January 2018

The January 2018 edition of Presidential Pointers is ready for your download here.

Presidential Pointers - July 2017

Presidential Pointers is the newsletter of IEHA. County Presidents recieve a copy by postal mail. You can download a copy here.

Scholarship Forms

Career Advancement Scholarship Form

Eight $500 Scholarships will be given. One (1) as the Eleanor Arnold Award to an IEHA member, one (1) as the Ann Hancook Award to a degree in the medical profession, and six (6) random scholarships. Read and follow the instructions for completing the application. Applications that are incomplete or that have missing information will not be considered. Scholarships are usually granted for Undergraduate degrees rather than Masters degrees. Scholarships will be awarded with regard to financial need. Former winners may reapply.

Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship Information

The Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship is a memorial scholarship of $500 offered for the purpose of fostering educational development of women. Country Women's Council-USA sponsors the scholarship.  IEHA is a member of CWC. IEHA will only sponsor the applications of Indiana residents.

This download will give you information, then move on to the application.

Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship Application Form

A little information about the Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship...CWC has updated the form for the scholarship. Download the form here or on the CWC website (    

Indiana applicants must send the completed form to IEHA State President, Stephanie Jerabek. The deadline to send the application is March 1, 2018. If Indiana applicants do not send their application through the IEHA State President, the application will be considered incomplete. Follow all other printed instructions.

Silent Auction - Home and Family Conference

Silent Auction Policy

Silent Auction guidelines are listed here.

State Forms

County President's Report Form - new for 2018

Each County President is asked to report yearly on the activities of her county organization. Download this NEW, REVISED form to file your report. 

Make only one copy of the report! The report must be one page only using both sides of the paper! Bring the copy to the State President at your Spring District Meeting or email it to the State President Elect by April 1st.

District Representative Application Form
Complete and submit this form to run for the position of District Representative.

State Officer Application Form
Complete and submit this form to run for a State Officer position.

County Officer Data Form

Use this form to submit information about your new county officers.  Send it to your District Representative by April 1st.

State and District Map

This map shows our IEHA Districts.

State Treasurer

IEHA Insurance Election Letter of Explanation

This letter may answer your questions and will give you information about the Insurance Election program and the Treasurer's Bond. Once you have read and understand the letter and the insurance terms, download the enrollment form. It is listed as a seperate document - IEHA Insurance Election Form 2017-18. 

IEHA Payment Form for DRs and District Treasurers

This form should be used by District Representatives and District Treasurers to send money to our State Treasurer.

Cancer Research Endowment Fund Donation Form

Use this form to send donations for the Cancer Research Endowment Fund to the State Treasurer.

Nickels for Indiana Leadership

This document explains Nickels for Indiana Leadership.

Coins for Friendship Facts

Confused about what Coins for Friendship is, or where those coins are used?  This form may help answer some of your questions.

State Dues Form

Here you can find the State Dues form to be used for paying 2017-2018 dues and donations. Dues should be sent to Jan Gogel our current IEHA State Treasurer until July 1, 2018. Our new State Treasurer will be announced after Home & Family Conference.

IEHA Insurance Enrollment Form 2017-18

Your county can obtain liability coverage through MBAH Insurance at a very reasonable rate. Enroll now for coverage from 8-1-2017 through 7-31-2018. You can purchase Treasurer's Dishonesty/Fidelity Bond insurance with this form as well. Enrollments must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2017.

IEHA Allowable Expenses for State Board

This download details allowable expenses for State Officers, District Representatives and some committee chairs.

IEHA Allowable Expenses for Committee Chairs

Here are the details of allowable expenses for committee chairs.

IEHA Expense Reporting Sheet

This sheet is used to report allowable expenses.

Volunteer Community Support

Volunteer Community Support Report Form

Use this form to record all Volunteer Community Support Activities.

Patterns for Riley Childrens' Hospital

Is your county or club sewing items for Riley Childrens' Hospital? Call the Cheer Guild Office at 317-944-8705 to have the patterns mailed to you.

Volunteer Community Support Plans

The objective of our Volunteer Community Support Focus Group is to promote Extension Homemaker involvement in local, county, district and state community projects that impact family life and support the community. Learn more about plans to make this possible with this download.

Ronald McDonald House Wish List

Shawl Knitting Directions

IEHA is parterning with Indiana Donor Network to provide shawls for organ donor families. Volunteers are needed to knit or crochet the shawls. This download gives the instructions to knit the shawls for the Indiana Donor Network Threads of Compassion program.

Riley Cheer Guild Donation Form

We have received notification that Riley Hospital is not accepting any handmade items other than tote bags at this time.

If you are donating the bags to Riley Childrens Hospital you will also need to download this donation form and send it with your donation. Please remember that they do not want to receive our donations in December.

Shawl Donation Form

Please include this donation form with your shawls for the Indiana Donor Network "Threads of Compassion" program.

Riley Cheer Guild Membership Form

IEHA is a continuing supporter of Riley Cheer Guild. You or your club may want to consider becoming a member of the Guild. This form gives the information needed.

Shawl Crochet Directions

IEHA is parterning with Indiana Donor Network to provide shawls for organ donor families. Volunteers are needed to knit or crochet the shawls. This download gives the instructions to crochet the shawls for the Indiana Donor Network Threads of Compassion program.

Riley Cheer Guild Tote Bag Donations

We have received notification that Riley Hospital is not accepting any handmade items other than tote bags at this time. You will also find general instructions for the tote bags here.


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