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 2023:

  January Finding Your Get Up and Go
  February History of the Apron
  March History of Bees
  April Fuel to Fight Cancer
  May Addressing Ageism and Promoting Inclusivity
  June What to Eat When You Can't Eat That
  July Unit's Choice
  August Unit's Choice
  September Grocery Shopping Online
  October Holiday Decorating with Items in the Home
  November Remembering the Depression Era Recipes
  December Winnie the Pooh

Location of County Lessons:

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

Events for 2023:

  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