2015-2016 IEHA Calendar

Download your 2015-16 IEHA Calendar here.

IEHA Due Dates 2014-2015

Download a copy of the 2014-2015 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.

IEHA Due Dates 2015-2016

Download your copy of the IEHA Due Dates for the 2015-16 year here.

IEHA Calendar 2014-15

Download your copy of the 2014-15 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.

Cancer Research Tissue Box Contest

Last year lots of money was raised for the IEHA Cancer Research Endowment fund through the decorated jar contest. The fun continues this year with a "Decorate a Tissue Box" contest. Join in and help raise the fund amount to $125,000!

Cancer Research Tissue Box Contest Donation Form

Use this form to send in monies collected from the "Decorate a Tissue Box" contest.


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.

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.

Conference Table Displays

Conference Table Display Application 2015

Home and Family Conference is changing to the new Indianapolis location in June 2014. There will no longer be window displays available to counties to showcase their projects. However, the tradition will continue with table displays. Download this form to get participation details.

Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Entry Info and Form

This download will give you information needed to enter your County's item in the Cultural Arts Exhibit at Home and Family Conference 2015.

Education Focus Group

Education Focus Group Plan of Action

The Education Focus Group plan for 2014-15 can be viewed here.

First Books for Kids

First Books for Kids Facts
"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 in June 2015.  Ten state winners are selected - one from each IEHA District.  Read the information here, then move on to the application.

Focus Groups & Activity Committees

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

2015 Home and Family Conference Registration

Home and Family Conference 2015 is in Indianapolis!  Use this form to register.  (This Form was revised 2-1-15)

Conference 2015 Hotel Rooms

Here'a how to book your room for the 2015 Home and Family Conference.


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 between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.  

Host-A-Hoosier Guidelines

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 $100 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.

i-LEaD Training Mini Conference - Spring 2016

Levels I and II i-LEaD training will be offered April 14-15, 2016. The confence begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and concludes at 11:00 am on Friday morning. Download the flyer for all the details and then register and make your plans to attend.

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.

Calling Your Legislator
Want to know the most effective way to make phone calls to your legislators? This information will help!

Effective E-Mails to Government Officials
Many people think an e-mail to legislators is a waste of time, but nothing could be further from the truth. Here are some tips.

Leadership Plan of Action 2014-15

Read about the Leadership Focus Group plans for the coming year here.

Marketing & Logo Sales

Marketing & Logo Plan of Action 14-15

The state Marketing and Logo Sales group gives some ideas to promote IEHA at your activities.  Read and download this document to find suggestions for using logo items.  Find the forms to order your logo items in the Order Forms section.


Membership Plan of Action for Counties

Does your county have a plan to increase membership? Download this form for suggestions.

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

NVON Project in Common

Water Around the World - Page 3

Download Water Around the World - Page 3 here.

Water Around the World Report Form

Use this form to report about your Water Around the World project.

Water Around the World - Page 1 of 3

The NVON Project in Common for 2013-2015 is "Water Around the World." The objective of the three year international project is to present an overview of how clean water is an essential resource and fundamental building block of life, present an awareness of problems that could arise when clean water is lacking in communities, and how we can help those in need around the world.

This download is the first of 3 pages detailing the project.  Be sure to download all the pages to find out how your county or club can participate. 

All IEHA monies should be sent to our own State Treasurer, Charlotte DeVille.

Water Around the World - Page 2

Download Water Around the World Project - Page 2 here.

Order Forms

County Officer Pins

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

IEHA Logo Price List 2014-15

Prices for IEHA logo items are included on this download.  Contact your District Representative or State Marketing and Logo Chair to order items for your club or county.

Scholarship Forms

Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship Application & Instructions 2016

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. 

Check back here soon for updated form for 2016.

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.

Silent Auction - Home and Family Conference

Silent Auction Donation Details

Learn the details of how to contribute an item for the Silent Auction at Home and Family Conference here.

State Forms

County President's Report

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

NEW THIS YEAR!!  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.

State Expense Report Form

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.

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

County Officer Data Form

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

IEHA Insurance Election Form 2015-16 - Revised

Your county can obtain liability coverage through MBAH Insurance at a rate of $1.20 per member. Enroll now for coverage from 8-1-2015 through 7-31-2016. You can purchase Treasurer's Dishonesty/Fidelity Bond insurance with this form as well. Enrollments must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2015.

This form was corrected and replaced on 5-26-15.

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.

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.

State Dues Form 15-16

Here you can find the State Dues form to be used for paying 2015-2016 dues and donations. These monies were due by July 1, 2015. Dues should be sent to Sharon Baldwin our current IEHA State Treasurer.

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? Use the "Contact Us" page to request patterns or information.

Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room Wish List

Ronald McDonald House Wish List

Riley Cheer Guild Donation Form & Instruction Sheet
Are you donating something to Riley Childrens Hospital? Fill out this form and send it with your donation. Please remember that they do not want to receive our donations in December. You will also find general instructions for handmade donations here.

Riley Cheer Guild Information

This download gives some important information about the Riley Cheer Guild and your donations.

Volunteer Community Support Plans 2014-15

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.

"I'm Thumbody Special" Program

The "I'm Thumbody Special" program is provided through Mental Health America in certain Indiana Counties.  The program is based on the concept that each child is as special and unigue as his/her thumbprint. 

Download and learn more here.

IOPO Threads of Compassion

IEHA is parterning with IOPO, Indiana Organ Procurement Organization, to provide shawls for organ donor families.  Volunteers are needed to knit or crochet the shawls. This download will tell you more about the program. You will find the pattern and instructions on an additional download.

IOPO Threads of Compassion Patterns

This download gives the instructions to make the shawls for the IOPO Threads of Compassion program.


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