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Elizabeth Hill’s Speaking Schedule

March 18, 2014

Elizabeth Griffin Hill, who researched our history and wrote A Splendid Piece of Work 1912 – 2012: One Hundred Years of Arkansas’s Home Demonstration and Extension Homemakers Clubs, will be speaking to local historical societies and other groups throughout Arkansas during 2014.  We will update her schedule on about the fifteenth of each month.  Elizabeth’s goal for 2014 is to ensure that copies of this vital piece of Arkansas women’s history are in libraries in every county.  We encourage all Extension Homemakers to come to Elizabeth’s presentations and support her as she introduces our history to our fellow Arkansans.  (Elizabeth invites all Extension homemakers to follow A Splendid Piece of Work on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/asplendidpieceofwork.)

Elizabeth‘s Schedule as of March 18, 2014

BaxterCounty Historical and Genealogical Society Meeting

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

BaxterCounty Library (Knox Room), Mountain Home, AR                           Contact: David W. Benedict at meejaman2@gmail.com

Boone County’s Monday at the Museum

Monday, March 31, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

BooneCountyHeritageMuseum, Harrison, AR

Contact: 870-741-3312

(We understand that Extension Homemakers in BooneCounty are providing refreshments!)

Arkansas Historical Association Annual Conference

Friday, April 4, 2014, 11:10 a.m. in the WashingtonMethodistChurch.

Historic Washington State Park, AR

(Go to Arkansas Historical Association website at

http://arkansashistoricalassociation.org/?page_id=17 for conference

information and registration.  Cost is $10.00 for registration, but you must

register online by March 20.  Check with the organizers for an extension to

attend one session.)

CrawfordCounty Genealogical Society

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 1:00 p.m. Alma Public Library (back meeting room)                                                                                                                                          

624 Fayetteville Avenue, Alma, AR

Contact: 479-632-4140

Montgomery County EHC Spring Council Meeting

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 9:30 a.m. (Elizabeth will speak at about 11:00 a.m.)

LakeOuachitaBaptistChurchFamilyCenter (around back)

Six miles outside of Mt.Ida towards Hot Springs

Contact: Johnette Johnson, 870-867-4935

Old State House Brown Bag Luncheon

Arkansas Heritage Month Presentation

“Arkansas’s Home Demonstration Clubs: Our History of Food through Gardening, Preserving, and Reaching Out to Desperate Communities”

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 12:00 noon

300 West Markham, Little Rock, AR

Contact: 501-324-9675

(Bring your lunch; soft drinks and water provided.)

BentonCounty Historical Society

 Sunday, June 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

1866 BentonvilleSchool House, 306 NW Second, Bentonville, AR

Contact: bentoncountyarhs2013@yahoo.com

OuachitaCounty Historical Society

Monday, June 16, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Restored Leake-InghamBuilding (adjacent to McCollum-Chidester House)926 Washington Street NW, Camden, AR

Contact: David Reynolds at davidreynolds@cablelynx.com

PerryCounty Historical & Genealogical Society

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Max Milam Library (meeting room on west end), Perryville, AR

Contact: bjsuffridge@comcast.net

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