Media Release

Join 4-H

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:30 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Kids looking to make new friends, learn about topics that interest them, and help others in their community, are invited to join 4-H. 4-H members learn about: photography, livestock, horses, pets, nutrition, aerospace, and other subjects.

Alachua County 4-H is open to youth ages 5-18. Membership is free and open to all youth regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, handicap or geographic location within Alachua County. 4-H clubs can be found throughout the County: Alachua, Hawthorne, Gainesville, Micanopy, Archer, Newberry, and LaCrosse.

For more information, contact Matt Benge at or 352-955-2402.

All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact Matt Benge at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may 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).