Home demonstration clubs still meeting needs of their members and communities
February 26, 2020
My wife joined a local home demonstration club after we moved to the Sweet Grass Hills. I had not thought about those clubs since I was a kid. When I was growing up in southern Illinois my mom was active in what was called a 'home extension club.' The ladies met regularly and extension agents presented topics on food safety and cooking, sewing, child rearing and topics related to running a successful household.
I was interested to learn about the homemakers clubs in Blaine County (the clubs went by a variety of names even here in Montana). I found out things have changed in the last 65 yea...