Cullom, Illinois

Cullom HCE Unit

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07-02-2020 Update
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Cullom HCE Friendship Garden

Meetings: First Tuesdays --- CHANGE OF TIME FOR NOVEMBER THRU MARCH 3:30PM at the Legion. Watch for any changes after March. (( September thru June 7:00pm at the Cullom Community Building--This can change )).

2021-- 2022 HCE Officers

President: Judy Ehlers
Vice President: Robin Holzhauer
Secretary: Meri Knapp
Treasurer: Linda Vercler

It is with sadness in our hearts...our beloved Pat Johnson (Our devoted Treasurer) passed away on December 15, 2018.  

2018-2019 HCE Officers
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Back: Pat J, Judy E Robin H, Sitting: Linda V, Meri K,

2017-2018 HCE Officers installed by Nancy Flessner
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L-R: Pat J; Meri K; Linda V; Robin H; Judy E; Nancy F.

2020--2021
Meeting Dates

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
3:30pm...Place: Legion Post
Hostess: Shelia Knutson
Lesson: Shelia Knutson
Hostess Gift: Shelia Knutson

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
3:30pm...Place: Legion Post
Hostess: Linda Vercles
Lesson: Linda Vercler
Hostess Gift: Linda Vercler

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
3:30pm...Place: Legion Post
Hostess: Suellen Fink
Lesson: Suellen Fink
Hostess Gif: Suellen Fink

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
4:30pm...Place: Legion Post
Hostess: Meri Knapp
Lesson: Meri Knapp: "Cronic Pain:
Hostess Gift: Meri Knapp

Tuonday, April 19, 2021
HCE Annual Meeting...
Extension Office
9:00am

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: 4:30pm Legion
Hostess: Jess Hahn
Lesson: Jess Hahn & Robin Holzhauer
Hostess Gift: Jess Hahn

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
6:00pm Meri Knapp's
Cookout
Hostess Gift: Sheila Knutson

HCE Lesson Cooking with Cast Iron 11-01-16
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Linda Vercle doing the lesson. Cracking egg to fry.

Making farmer treats for harvest 10-4-16
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Making Farmer Treats
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10-0416 17 bags Farmer Treats
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10-04-16 Fun Project
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Candy Pumpkin Treats for ourselves

2016 HCE Wreath
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2016 Festival of Trees/Wreaths at Library 11-20-16

2015 Tree for Festival of Trees
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blankets for Salem Boys Home, Flangan

Working Wilma Johnson Sale Lunch Stand 7/18/15
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Linda, Pat F, Meri, Pat J, Judy, Arlene, Birgit

Making Pillow cases for Children's Hospital
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Pat F, Nicole, Suellen. Linda, Birgit, Meri, Pat J. Picture by Judy E: 2-3-15

Cullom HCE Christmas Party 12-2-14
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Pat F, Diana, Judy, Linda, Betty, Pat J, Meri, Marge, Erran, Birgit, Arlene, Nicole

Donation of $100 to Library for Book Bags
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Meri Knapp to deliver

Fleece blankets for Salem Boys Home in Flanagan
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Displayed by Judy and Meri

First Cullom HCE Meeting of 2013-2014 09-03-13
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10 members and 3 guest (Kay Godbee, Cathy Cramer, Moni (Birgit's sister-in-law)

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PLANTING OF RED BUD TREE
GFWC IL Woman's Club of Cullom, Cullom HCE and Charlotte Plan-Its 4-H Club members shared in purchasing a Red Bud Tree to be planted by the Butterfly Garden on the corner of Walnut and Jeffery.  The tree was planted May 14, 2012. 

Woman's Club, HCE, 4-H members & Helpers present
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Pat F, Bob V, Linda V, Meri K, Josh S, Kim E, Judy E, Diana T, Lauren E ************

Red Bud Tree
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5-14-13 One year later. Beautiful

HCE Dec, 3, 2013 Christmas Party
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with items for Good Sam, Pontiac

12-04-12 Our HCE Christmas Party
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Our group with items for Food Pantry and Fleece Blanket held by Kim, Robin & Suellen for Give Away.

12-04-12 Activity
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We all made a Christmas Ornament in different colors

12-04-12 Showing off the different color ornaments
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Pat, Kim and Michelle

Made glass garden stakes at our 1-8-13 meeting
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Judy E, Nancy F, Michell J, Arlene B, Birgit McC, front: Jessica H, Helen T, Pat F.

1-8-13 HCE Meeting
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Up close look at some of our Glass Garden Stakes

1-8-13 HCE Meeting
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Some more garden stakes.

02-05-13 Speaker on Strokes at HCE Meeting
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Mary Kenndey from OSF Cullom

In loving memory of Birgit McCulley
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Birgit passed away 12.30.17

In Loving Memory of Marge Kross
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Marge passed awary 12.31.17

In Loving memory of Helen Trost
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Passed 03.16.18 at 101 1/2 yrs old

In loving memory of Pat Johnson
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Pat passed Dec. 15, 2018. She was our HCE Treasurer.

6th Annual HCE Cemetery Walk ---Oct. 5, 2019
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Meri Knapp, Nancy Flessner, Phyllis Moritz, Sandy Gunther

The Cullom HCE Unit held their 5th annual Cemetery Walk October 13,2018 at the Cullom Historical Society Museum. It was a great event. Thank you for everyone's support.

5th Annual Cemetery Walk Oct. 13, 2018
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Sandy, Nancy, Pat, Meri

4th Cemetery Walk 10/7/2017
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Phyllis Moritz; Meri Knapp; Sandy Gunther; Melody Haag; Pat Johnson

Meri Knapp 2016
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Protrayed Martha Reinhart

Nancy Flessner 2016
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Protrayed Dr. Dwyer

Pat Johnson 2016
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Protrayed McCaughey Brothers

Sandy Gunther 2916
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Protrayed Andrew Haag

Hostesses Arlene Brucker & Birgit McCulley
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October 8, 2016

2015 HCE Christmas Supper
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We all brought food items for the Food Pantry and had a grab bag gift exchange

Cullom HCE members assembled and sewed pillow cases for the Children's Hospital in Peoria at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the Cullom Community Building. Ten members helped. Pat F, Nicole F, Suellen F, Linda V, Birgit McC, Meri K, Pat J. Not pictured Nancy F, Jess H. Taking Pictue.. Judy E. Fourteen pillow cases were completed. Have 10 more to go. Goal is 24.

Pillow Cases for Children's Hospital in Peoria
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10 members worked on this project Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

2014 Fall Cullom HCE Garden
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Special visitors to our garden

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Helen Trost.--50 year member (2010)

May 1, 2012 meeting
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Years of service Linda Vercler 40 yrs; Jess Hahn 5 yrs; Birgit McCulley 40 yrs

02-25-13 Gathering at the hall to look for eagles
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Pat F, Judy, Meri, Connie, Nancy, Vicki, Linda, Paula, Arlene, Pat J, Birgit, Erran, Tori

Cullom HCE Trip to Straved Rock to see the Eagles
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02-25-13 Lunch at the Lodge with members and guest

02-25-13 Lunch at the Lodge
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group from one end

02-25-13 Our group having lunch at the Lodge
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This taken from other end of the table

02-25-13 HCE Trip to Starved Rock to Eagle watch
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Two of the approx 20 eagles seen. Saw several in flight. Beautiful Weather for eagle sighting.

02-25-13 Having fun with Hats at gift shop
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3 Eagles...Pat, Erran, Tori--1 Racoon...Birgit--1 Buffalo..Judy E

02-25-13 Our trolley trip to see the eagles
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Ava, our driver in front; Our HCE group & guest. Beautiful Day, beautiful weather

02-25-13 Young eagle spotted close to the road
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This eagle is under 5 yrs. They don't get all their white feathers till 5th year.

We welcome all ladies of the community to join us.