Macoupin County Home and Community Education celebrates Founder's Day 2022
November 10, 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to the restrictions to curb the COVID pandemic, Macoupin County Home and Community Education held Founders Day on Oct. 27 at Cross Church in Carlinville. Founders Day is celebrated yearly with 2022 marking the 92nd year since Macoupin County Home Bureau was organized in 1930 as "the only professional organization for homemakers."
Bertha Otwell Eldred, founder and first president believed homemakers deserved as much distinction and recognition as any other occupation. Land grant universities had their beginnings in 1914 and soon counties were organizing themsel...