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.


Alice Davis, HCE President
4200 W. Stagecoach Tr., Galena, IL  61036
Email Address:

Upcoming Lessons for 2019:

  January Creating a No Waste Kitchen - pkg
  February 70 Years of Bakeoff - pkg
  March India - Material from Cultural Enrichment - pkg
  April Communicating with Dementia
  May Saving money on food costs
  June Mug Meals
  July No Lesson
  August No Lesson
  September Senior Credit Scores
  October What's New in the Kitchen
  November Fixins & Nibbles for the Holiday Season - pkg
  December No Lesson
  Jan 2020 Child's Play for Health & Wellness - pkg

Location of County Lessons:

  JDC Extension Office

Events for 2019:

  IAHCE Annual Conference - March 12-14
  IAHCE Fall District Workshop - Aug 6
  PTO Craft Fair - October 5th & 6th
  HCE Week - October 13-19

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