Media Release

November 4-H Programs

Thursday, November 1, 2012 9:00 AM
4-H Clover

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H programs for November, 2012. These programs are being offered by Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent. Youth ages 5 to 18 are invited to attend and 4-H enrollment is not required.

Holiday Cookie Bake-off – November 30, drop-off from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Drop off a dozen homemade cookies in a disposable container with a printed recipe. Cookies will be judged on taste, texture and appearance.

Trophies will be awarded for:

Best Overall Cookie or Candy - Top Overall Scoring Entry
Best Decorative Display - will be judged at “Light-Up Micanopy”
Best Decorated Cookie - Most Creatively Decorated Cookie 

No cost to attend this event.

See attached flyer for more information.

Holiday Crafts Workshop – November 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  

The annual holiday workshop offers an array of crafts suitable for gift giving. Parent must attend.

Cost is $10.00, includes dinner and craft materials.

To register or for additional information about Alachua County 4-H and these events, contact Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent, UF/IFAS Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office, at 352-955-2402.

For persons requiring special accommodations to 4-H activities contact Matt Benge at (352)955-2402 or TDD/TYY (352)955-2406.  Please call at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request. 4-H is open to all youth, ages 5-18, determined as of September 1 of the current 4-H program year.  Membership is open to all youth regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, handicap or geographic location within Alachua County. 4-H Emblem “Protected Under 18 U.S.C. 707”.


  • 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).