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Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council

Image of family inside a home with a solid red shape of Arkansas in the background. A rounded edge triangle surrounds the state bearing the words, ”Community Service, Leadership Development, Education” Since 1912, members of the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council (AEHC), have made it their mission to empower individuals and families to improve their lives through continuing education, leadership development, and community service.

The organization is one of the largest nonprofit volunteer groups in the state with a membership of 4,400 and over 350 clubs. Extension Homemakers, the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas, and the United States Department of Agriculture are partners in providing education to families throughout Arkansas.

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marie price standing with her award

75 Years of Service

2016 Award winner: Marie Price from Prairie County was recognized for 75 years of service to Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council. Making presentation is Dr. Donald Bobbitt, President of University of Arkansas System and Dr. Lisa Washburn, Assistant Professor – Health.

Bea Thompson Conway county

74 Years of Service

Bea Thompson from Conway County was recognized for 74 years of service to AEHC. Not pictured: Beulah Wright from Saline County for 75 years of service and Gail West from Lawrence County for 70 years of service. 

Bylaws and Standing Rules

  • Bylaws

    AEHC bylaws form the policy of the state organization. Each council and club must write their own bylaws and submit a copy to the Volunteer Coordinator's office. A copy of all revised or updated bylaws must be submitted to Melody Curtis at the state extension office also.

  • Standing Rules

    Standing rules relate to the details of administration of AEHC.