Jo Daviess County
Association for Home and Community Education

About Us:

Jo Daviess County HCE, was established in 1935.  We currently have 69 Unit and County (mailbox) members.  Our community projects include making book bags for preschoolers; saving tabs for Ronald McDonald House; and scholarships awarded for graduating high seniors and 4-H National Congress attendees.


Carrie J. Haug, HCE President
Phone:  (815) 266-9714
Email Address:    or

Upcoming Lessons for 2017:

  March Aging: Everyone's Doing It
  April Cooking Healthy for 1 or 2 People
  May Container Gardening
  June Clothing Makeover
  July Unit's Choice
  August Unit's Choice
  September House Plants
  October Prevention Abuse
  November Soups Galore
  December Unit's Choice

Location of County Lessons:

  U of I Extension Office, 204 Vine St., Elizabeth, IL.   61028


  Heritage Arts Make & Take Workshop - April
  Annual meeting day - April
  Jo Daviess County 4-H Fair - July
  PTO Craft Fair, food booth - October
  Friendship Day - October

Units in Jo Daviess County:

  Derinda Unit First Wednesday of the month
  Eureka Unit First Thursday of the month
  Hills Unit Third Thursday of the month
  Meridian Homemakers Unit Second Thursday of the month
  Willow Willing Workers Unit Fourth Monday of the month
  Woodbine Unit Second Monday of the month