2017 Events
  January 23, 2017 Sew Practical - 9:30am - 3:30pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  February 6, 2017 Tri-County Meeting - 9:30am - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  February 13, 2017 Identity Theft and Scams - 9:30am - 11:00am, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  February 13, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Extension Office - Clover Room
  February 20, 2017 Schlorship Applications available in newsletter and online @ www.mchce.org under Education Tab, Scholarship Committee Chairman - Carol Ropp
  February 20, 2017 Pillowcase Sewing Day - 9:30am - 3:30pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  February 21, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  February 24, 2017 Food Prep and Set-Up for Gardening Insights @Richland Community College
9:00am Extension Office Kitchen - Chairman, Karen Cahill & Carol Ropp
  February 25, 2017 Gardening Insights at Richland Community College - 8:00am - 3:00pm
  February 28, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  March 13, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Extension Office - Clover Room
  March 14-16, 2017 IAHCE State Conference in East Peoria, Embassy Suites
  March 16, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  March 14, 2017 HCE Board Meeting, 1:00pm - Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  March 17-19, 2017 IAHCE State Conference in East Peoria, Embassy Suites
  March 16, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  March 23, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  March 29, 2017 Indestructible Houseplants - 9:30am - 11:00am, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
presented by: Dr. Jennifer Schultz-Nelson
  March 30, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  April 6, 2017 Master Gardner Training Lunch - Lunch Served at 12:00pm
  April 10, 2017 HCE Board Meeting, 1:00pm - Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  April 19, 2017 Vacation/Staycation - Decatur Area Convention & Visitor Bureau
9:30am - 11:00am, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  April 24, 2017 Pillowcase Sewing Day - 9:30-3:30pm - Clover Room
  April 29, 2017 Maker Fest - 10:00am - 3:00pm, Decatur Civic Center
  April 29, 2017 Master Naturalists Annual Program - Lunch Served by MCHCE - Extension Office - Clover Room
  May 2, 2017 Set-Up for Spring Meeting - 1:00pm, Extension Office - Illini Room
  May 3, 2017 Spring Meeting -Registration begins 9:00am Registration - 9:30am Meeting begins,
Macon County Extension Office, Illini Room - Register by April 27 to Sharon Middleton
  May 8, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  May 18, 2017 Staying Young & Fit - 9:30-3:30pm  - Extension Office - Clover Room, RSVP by May 12
presented by Caitlin Huth U of I, $5.00 fee but stay and enjoy lunch.
  June 5, 2017 Tri-County Meeting - 9:30-1:00pm - Piatt County Extension Office
  June 12, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
Newsletter Items due to Linda Austin - lindaaustin48@gmail.com
  June 21, 2017 Macon County Farm Tour - Maddox Sweet Corn Farm, B & B Beef Farm & Connie's Greenhouse
9:00am, Carpool on your own or pay $10 for bus ride.  Meet at Warrensburg-Latham School.
RSVP by June 16
  June 26, 2017 Pillowcase Sewing Day - 9:30-3:30pm - Clover Room
  July 1, 2017 HCE Scholarship Deadline
  July 10, 2017 Annual Lesson Planning - 9:30am, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  July 13, 2017 Demystifying the U of I Staff - 9:30am - 11:00am, Extension Office - Clover Room
  July 18-20, 2017 NVON (National Volunteer Outreach Network) Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina
  July 29, 2017 Dump Meals - Membership Drive Event - 1:00pm - 2:30pm, Extension Office - Clover Room
presented by: Sandy Severe & Carol Ropp - RSVP by July 24
  August 9, 2017 IAHCE District 4/5 Workshop
  August 14, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
Newsletter Items due to Linda Austin - lindaaustin48@gmail.com
  August 16, 2017 Northeast Community Fund - 9:30am - 11:00am, 825 N. Water St. Decatur - Jerry Pelz
  August 29-31, 2017 Farm Progress Show
  September 11, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  September 19, 2017 Set-up for International Day - 1:00pm, Illini and Clover Room
  September 20, 2017 International Day Event, 11:00am - 2:00pm, Macon County Extension Office, Illini & Clover Rooms
RSVP by Sept. 13 to Frances Kurr % Piatt County Extension, 762-2191
  September 25, 2017 Pillowcase Sewing Day - 9:30am - 3:30pm - Clover Room
  September 28, 2017 Prairie Fire Glass Art Tour in Monticello, IL - 9:30am - RSVP by September 25
Meet to carpool at 8:30am, Macon County Extension Office
  October 2, 2017 Tri-County Meeting - 9:30am - 1:00pm - DeWitt County Extension Office
  October 19, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:000pm, Macon County Extension - Clover Room
  October 9-12, 2017 HCE Week - Macon County Extension Office unless otherwise stated - Check Lessons Tab
  October 13, 2017 Trip to Central Illinois Food Bank at Springfield Illinois
Meet at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel at 8:30am or at the Food Bank at 9:30am.
  October 31, 2017 Set-up for Fall Meeting, 1:00pm - Extension Office - Illini and Clover Room
  November 1, 2017
Annual Fall Meeting 9:00am Registration - 9:30am Meeting begins, Macon County Extension
Office, Illini Room;       (bring cultural enrichment items to display that day)
RSVP by October 25 to Sharon Middleton,  877-7229
  November 9, 2017 New & Unusual Foods - 9:30am - 11:00am, County Market - West Grand Avenue
RSVP by November 3
  November 13, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
  December 11, 2017 Exercise for Balance - Chair Yoga - 9:30am - 11:00am, YMCA Instructor - Extension Office
RSVP by December 6
  December 11, 2017 HCE Board Meeting - 1:00pm, Macon County Extension Office - Clover Room
Newsletter Items due to Linda Austin - lindaaustin48@gmail.com
  December 29, 2017 Volunteer Hours due to Mary Ann Platt