Media Release

November 4-H Programs

Monday, October 27, 2014 10:00 AM
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H Programs for November, 2014. These programs are being offered by Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville), unless otherwise indicated.

Alachua County Open & 4-H Horse Show
– November 8, 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 contact Matt Benge at 352-955-2402 for more information regarding the details for the horse show.
The Horse Show is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
4- H Food Drive - through November 18, proceeds will be delivered to Rawlings Elementary School
Alachua County 4-H Association is conducting the 4-H Food Drive. Non-perishable foods and toiletry items may be dropped off Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office.
For more information, contact Alachua County 4-H Youth Development Agent, Matt Benge, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • 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).