Kewaunee County Home & Community Education (HCE)

Association for Home and Community Education, Inc.

The Wisconsin Association for Home and Community Education, Inc. is a nonprofit educational organization comprised of member associations in 50 counties in Wisconsin.

2022 HCE Events

Contact Robin Nelson at 255-1357 for dates and times

Aging in Place and Next Steps
January 13, 2022 – 12:30pm A program hosted by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education
How to age in your home gracefully; stay at home as long as possible and options for next steps
Location:  Port O’ Call Restaurant, Lunch on own beginning at 12:00pm
Presenter:  Melissa Konop, Information and Assistance Program Manager ADRC
Contact Deborah Henninger 702-927-0969 by January 10, 2022 to reserve your spot.

Technology 1 on 1 Smartphone, Tablet and Laptops
February 8, 2022 at 2pm and 5 pm
A program by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education
There are no stupid technology questions! A drop in-one-on-one lab to get your specific questions answered about your phone, tablet, iPad, or laptop.
Facilitator: Judy Oftedahl 370-1422l and Deborah Henninger 702-927-0969
If you miss this session, please call for info on additional dates and times
Location: Kewaunee Public Library 322 Juneau St.

Growing Lavender in WI (with the Garden Club)
March 22, 2022 – 7:00pm
A program in conjunction in partnership with Kewaunee County Home and Community Education.
Diane Julian and Pat Heafy owners of Door County Lavender Company will talk about the production and marketing of lavender.
Host: Jan Tess 255-2546
Algoma Youth Club/The Dugout, (Lower level), 620 Lake St, Algoma

Salad Supper
April 5 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00pm
Snow Date April 6, 2022
Holy Rosary Church, Fr. Mike Hall, Kewaunee
A fundraiser to benefit Kewaunee County Home and Community Education scholarships and Wisconsin Bookworms.  Not just salads; hot sandwich options available; you will not go away hungry!

2022 WAHCE Spring Northeast District Meeting
Wednesday, April 20, 8:00 am Registration
2022 WAHCE Spring NE District Meeting

Lunch and Learn with a Mystery Speaker
April 28, 2022 – 12:30pm
A program by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education
Come and enjoy a nice lunch and listen to an interesting speaker.  Lunch is off-menu, on your own. Contact Deborah Henninger 702-927-0969  by April 18 for reservations and location.

Algoma Friends of Crescent Beach
June 15, 2022 – 10:30am
Programs hosted by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education
Friends of Crescent Beach Steering Coordinator Cathy Pabich will share information about the beach and describe engagement in community activities, including a volunteer effort to add native plants to the beach landscape and the annual Soar on the Shore Kite Fly and Beach Party

Algoma Improvement and Community Engagement Mobile Resource Center – 11:30 am
Teal VanLanen invites you to step inside a small bus that will help students to ignite, engage and connect with the community to learn while off-campus. Equipped with laptops, a mobile hotspot, bookshelves and sound-proof backroom.
Host: Judy Malcore 920-412-3922 Location: Knudson Hall (2nd floor), 620 Lake Street, Algoma

June, July, August
Biking and Kayaking with Robin
Call Robin Nelson at 255-1357 for dates and times

Fall Fun Fest
August 16, 2022 – 5:30pm
Host: Sunshine Club
Kewaunee County Highway Department
E4280 County Road F, Kewaunee, WI 54216
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What is Kewaunee County Home and Community Education? Join us for dinner and entertainment and an opportunity to make new friends.

Fall Broom Gnomes
August 24 2022 – 6:00pm
Presented by Barb Smith, Kewaunee Co. Garden Club
Location:  Kewaunee County Highway Department Building Conference Room
A program hosted by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education
Create a lovely autumn decoration for your front porch.  Materials provided for a $10.00 fee. Contact Jan Tess by August 20, 2022 to register: 920-255-2546

Tie Dye Bandanna
October 11, 2022 at 2:30pm
Tammy Schleis, owner of Hippielicious will teach tie-dying techniques and students will create their own bandanna.  Materials fee $5.00
Contact Linda Vogel 920-388-4260 by October 5 to reserve your spot
Hippielicious, 517 Milwaukee St, Kewaunee

History of the Kewaunee Historical Society Museum
November 3, 2022 at 1:30pm
A program hosted by Kewaunee County Home and Community Education and presented by Richard Dorner.  Learn how the museum came to be and get an update on the Kewaunee Lighthouse.
Facilitator: Mari Fager
Location: 217 Ellis St. Kewaunee

HCE Newsletters

June/July 2022 HCE Newsletter

March/April 2022 HCE Newsletter

January 2022 HCE Newsletter

HCE WAHCE Brochure (PDF)

Membership is open to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, ethnic background or economic circumstance.

Visit the STATE WEBSITE to learn more about this organization.

HCE Programs:

Wisconsin BookwormsTM 

HCE Scholarship

HCE Scholarship Application 2022 (PDF)

HCE Scholarship Application 2022 (Word)

A scholarship is available to any Kewaunee County applicant. (Special consideration may go to a child/grandchild of an HCE member). Applicant must be currently enrolled, or high school senior intending to enroll, as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s Program at any college or university, or a two-year Associate Degree Program at any technical college. The applicant must plan to pursue further education within the next school year. The scholarship is open to all careers.

Applications should be completed and postmarked on or before April 1, 2022, and sent to Scholarship Committee, Jan Zenner, 1221 Kilbourn Street, Kewaunee, WI 54216Applications postmarked after this date will be disqualified.