Media Release

April 4-H Programs

Friday, March 23, 2012 12:00 PM
4-H Clover

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H programs for April, 2012. These programs are offered by Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent.

The Alachua County Open & 4-H Horse Show – April 7, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Canterbury Equestrian Showplace Outdoor Arena (9 miles west of I-75 on Newberry Road)

The Horse Show is open to all riders, ages 8 and up.  Please see attached Showbill for divisions, fees and entry form.

4-H Forever Dinner Fundraiser – April 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the Florida Museum of Natural History (University of Florida Cultural Plaza, SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville)

The 4-H Forever Dinner is a fundraising event hosted by the Alachua County 4-H Association. Proceeds from this event will go towards 4-H curriculum, scholarships, school enrichment programs and program supplies.

Tickets cost $65.00 per person.

For more information on these programs, call 352-955-2402 or contact Matt Benge at Visit the Extension online calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodate should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can be given to the request.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).