Rock Island County
Association for Home and Community Education
Washington County

About Us:

Rock Island County HCE organized in 1922. Current membership of 84 members in six Units and Mailbox. Our mission is the same as the state mission. We provide educational lessons that interest our members.

Board Members/Other Responsibilities

  President: Nancy Edlund
  1st Vice President: Lucille Mumma & Elaine Brown
  2nd Vice President: Emma Hoke
  Secretary: Kathy Bracke
  Treasurer: Emma Hoke
  Cultural Enrichment Director: Donna Dual
  Family & Community Issues Director:  
  International Director: Heidi Studt
  Public Relations/Newsletter Editor Sharon Hough
  Volunteer Positions  
  CVH: Mary L Ecker
  Ways & Means Zuma Unit

Programming & Lessons

  Rock Island County HCE offers a variety of lessons. Many are developed by the University of Illinois Extension and we enlist local experts/presenters for other lessons.
Examples are:

Let's Get Outside

Addressing Ageism & Promoting Inclusivity

8 Dimensions of Wellness

Cooking for One or Two Update


I'm Tired of Cooking

Navigating Changes As We Are

How Much Do You Know About the Big O?

Eating for Eye Health

... just to name a few

Annual Events

Cultural Enrichment Day is normally held in October along with International Day.

Attending Programming and Events

If you live in the Rock Island County, Illinois area and would like to join us for any of these, contact Nancy Edlund 309-762-3343

Contact for Membership

If you live in the If you live in the Rock Island County, Illinois area and would like to join us, contact
Emma Hoke, 2nd Vice President at 309-787-3398 or