Home and Community Education (HCE)

Sauk County has 12 clubs within the county who’s goal is to provide education, develop and improve leaders, build coalitions with other organizations and agencies, and to promote friendship and understanding with all people of the world.  Sauk County Home and Community Education  (SCHCE) is open to anyone who is interested, regardless of race, creed, or national origin.  You can join a local club or support the organization as an individual member.  Annual dues are $8.75/person.  To join, please send in your Membership Form.

Sauk County HCE Executive Board

The HCE Executive Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

President- Donna Ochsner    dochsner47@gmail.com

President-Elect- Kathie Faivre  kathiefaivre@yahoo.com

Vice President- Jean Brew

Secretary- Sharon Verthein   sgarguilt@yahoo.com

Treasurer- Cheri Reinhart     crhim27@frontier.com

International Coordinator– Marilyn Sprecher nanawehler@gmail.com

Cultural & Textile Arts- Judy Wehler msprecher4@gmail.com

Family and Community Life- Ellen Schroeder    seschro@rucls.net

Wisconsin Bookworms- Lerna Mae Weiss lwnwiese24@rucls.net

SCHCE Upcoming Events

None at this time.

SCHCE Newsletters

January/February 2017
March/ April 2017
May/ June/ July 2017
August/September/October 2017
November/December 2017

News and Views is the SCHCE newsletter that is published five times per year.  Articles are due to the editor, Sandy Kracht, at sandy.al@rucls.net by the 10th of each month.

SCHCE Clubs and Presidents

Baraboo:
Communicators- (2nd Thursday) Sylvia Kriegl
Diamond Hill- (2nd Thursday) Angela Filip
Mirror Lake- (3rd Monday) Cheri Rhinehart
Pleasant Valley- 2nd Thursday) Sharon Terry

Reedsburg:
Elder Ridge- (3rd Monday) Lerna Mae Wiese
Prairie View- (3rd Tuesday) Janet Klipp
Reedsburg City ‘N’ County- (2nd Thursday) Linda Borleske
Wheelerburg- (3rd Monday) Connie Meyer

Sauk Prairie and Spring Green: 
Harrisburg- (3rd Monday) Ellen Ederer
Leland- (3rd Monday) Harolyn Petzke
Lucky Homemakers- (2nd Monday) Rhoda Barden
Witwen- (3rd Monday) Dawn Rasque

SCHCE Programs and Projects

Lynn’s Legacy provides bags of goodies for radiology and chemotherapy patients in Sauk County.

The gift bags include personal-care items such as lotions, sanitizers, lip balm, baby shampoo, and foot cream – products that are fragrance and alcohol-free. This makes them safe for patients who have weakened immune systems due to treatments. Knitted, crocheted, or sewn scarves or caps are included in the bags as well. If you or anyone dear to you is currently in treatment and has not received one of these bags, please contact Shirley Vorndran, Lynn’s Legacy Chairperson, at 608-522-4916 or  UW-Extension at  608-355-3250.

Wisconsin Bookworms is a state-wide collaboration and outreach effort of the Wisconsin Association for Home and Community Education (WAHCE), UW-Extension Family Living Program, and Wisconsin Public Television.  It is designed to provide free books and an early reading experience for children from limited income families.  In Sauk County, each month volunteers read award-winning books to children, engage them in a related activity, give books to the children and provide educational activity sheets for their families.  Funding for this project is from community organizations such as United Way, Rotary, and various memorials.  Sauk County reads to Head Start children in Reedsburg, Baraboo, and Sauk Prairie.

For information on Wisconsin HCE visit http://www.wahceinc.org/

 

 

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