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Arkansas Extension Homemakers Member Resources 

AEHC Newsletter


Creed, Mission Statement, Code of Ethics, Secretary Record Book, Powerpoint template

AEHC Creed and Mission Statement
It is our Mission to empower individuals and families and to improve the quality of living through continuing education, leadership development, and community service. The Extension Homemakers Creed outlines our beliefs.

Code of Ethics for all AEHC members
Ethical codes are adopted by organizations to assist members in understanding the difference between 'right' and 'wrong' and in applying that understanding to their decisions.

Record Book for each club to maintain
The book can be uploaded onto a computer to be filled in by computer or can be copied and filled out by hand.


Scholarships and Mini-Grants

  • AEHC Extension Homemakers Council Scholarship (Dr. Lynn Russell Memorial and Betty F. Oliver Memorial)

Scholarship Criteria and Application (FCS 751)

There are two $1000 scholarships awarded to two college juniors majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. Click above link for full criteria and application. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is April 9.

Pauline Bartholomew Young Extension Homemakers Scholarship (FCS 752)

The purpose of this $75 scholarship is to allow a young EH member to attend the AEHC State Meeting. Recipient must be under 40 years of age. Click above link for full criteria and application. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is May 15.

  • Educational Mini-grants

    Application Guidelines

    The mini-grant's primary focus must be used for educational purposes, i.e. county-wide mammogram screening. The amount is not to exceed $500 a year for a maximum of two consecutive years. Click above for guidelines. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is March 1.


Dates to Remember


State Officers and Committees

  • Officers and Committee Chairs

    Current officers and chairs.

    List of current officers and committee chairs with tenure.

  • Planning Committee 2020-2022

    Elections held in even-numbered years. 

    List of current planning committee members with contact information.

  • Education Committee

    Elections held in off-numbered years. 

    Vice-president is chair. District directors and associate district directors serve on the committee.

  • Past Presidents

Elections held in odd-numbered years.
Return District Director Nomination Form, FCS 746, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.

Nominee must sign and have two recommendations.
Return District Director consent of Nominee Form, FCS 747, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.

Elections held in even-numbered years. 
Return State Officer Nomination Form, FCS 744, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.

Consent must be submitted by person being nominated.
Nominee is to fill out FCS 745 and return to Melody Curtis at the state extension office no later than May 15.


AEHC Forms

County/Council Officer & Leader Mailing List
This form can be used to record club officers and/or council officers. Just indicate whether county or council at top of the form. Complete one form for council and one form for each club in your county. To be completed annually. Each year forward one copy to the county FCS agent by July 1 and one copy to Melody Curtis at the state extension office, by August 1.

Membership List for County Clubs
Each club is to submit a copy annually to their FCS agent by July 1. A copy should also be submitted to Melody Curtis at the state extension office by August 1 of each year.

Annual Financial Report
Deadline for this report to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is August 1. This form can be utilized for club/council. You may also submit a copy of your financials in the format you have chosen to use as long as it gives the same information.

County Treasurer/s Report 
This completed form accompanies check payable to AEHC, to the state treasurer for annual dues of members and clubs.

General Data Form
A copy of this form is sent to the state treasurer, along with FCS 748 (County Treasurer's Report) and the check for dues no later than August 1. 

AEHC Peer Review of Group Financial Records
It is recommended that each club/council perform a peer audit periodically to maintain a healthy audit of its records. A copy of the financial audit is to be mailed to the state office to the attention of Melody Curtis.

January, April and August are the months to finalize your order for name badges. Submit form and your check(s) to State Treasurer Carolyn Morris, no later than February 1, May 1 or September 1. Make checks payable to AEHC and mail to Carolyn Morris, PO Box 275, Danville, AR 72833. You can contact her at

Form to accompany donations to organizations
To be used to report the number of hours your group spent planning, organizing, or preparing this donations for Arkansas Children's Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, or other missionaries.


Request to Conduct Raffle Instructions
Receipts & Allowable Expenses Formula
Extension Homemakers Annual Raffle Report
Certificate of Non-Profit Status
EHC Special Events
AEHC Special Events Procedure
FCS-822: Extension Homemakers Special Event Application 
FCS-823: Extension Homemakers Special Events Vendor Log

  • FCS 741

    Judging Score Sheet

    A panel of judges comes together in February each year to judge project books. Each book has three judges, none of whom are from the county of the submitted project book. This form outlines how scores are determined. Deadline for submitting project books to the state office is October 31.

  • FCS 742

    EHC Project Designation Sheet

    Each project book needs to have a Project Designation sheet.

  • Instructions for Putting Together a Project Book, Revised August 2017

    It is important to read this instruction sheet before completing your Project Book.




Bylaws and Standing Rules

  • Bylaws Rev. 6.2018

    AEHC bylaws form the policy of the state organization. Each council and club must write their own bylaws and submit a copy to Melody Curtis at the state extension office, 2301 South University Ave., Little Rock, AR, 72204.

  • Standing Rules rev 8.2018

    Standing rules relate to the details of administration of AEHC.