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Family & Community Education
The FCE program offers educational opportunities to help individuals and families manage their resources to meet needs for food, clothing, finance, shelter, parenting, and human relationships.
Please contact the Extension office at (541) 278-5403, or via email, for more information.
Family and Community Education Lessons: All lessons (unless marked otherwise) are developed by FCE Volunteers. Lessons are held at the OSU Umatilla County Extension Service, Umatilla Hall, BMCC Pendleton Campus, Room 100, starting at 10:00 am on the date of the lesson.
Lessons for 2017:
February 15: Managing Obesity
March 15: Cooking for 2
April 20: Our Love Affair with Salt (District Meeting at The Saddle Restaurant)
May 17: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
September 20: V is for Very Valuable Volunteer
October 18: Human Trafficking
November 15: Open Meeting
The 2017 Oregon FCE State Conference will be held October 2-4 in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
The 2017 National FCE Conference will be held July 13-16 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Oregon FCE Creed
"Let us seek contentment and joy in living. Get rid of all false estimates. Set up high ideals - first love our Master and know His will. Have a comfortable home and happy family relationships, with a strong devotion to the right that will not swerve. Have a simple religion, empty of bigotry and full of tolerance. Have good friends, worthy of being loved. Develop a good neighborly community contact. Have books full of inspiration. Have beauty of our own making. Have innocent pleasures that bring no one pain or remorse. Be homemakers who love growing in knowledge and development. Let this be the philosophy which our FCE study Groups implement and promote. For in this way our greatness lies." ~Mrs. W. Parker and Mrs. A. Willey (Revised 2005)