Sussex County 4-H Weekly Newsletter August 18-25, 2023

Thank you to everyone who participated in and volunteered to make this year’s NJSF/SCF&HS a great success.

We would love for all our 4-H clubs to please write Thank You to Visions Federal Credit Union for their ongoing support of Sussex County 4-H at the New Jersey State Fair. In addition, it would amazing for individual 4-H members who received a 2023 fair premium check to take a moment to write a quick personal note of thanks to Visions for their continued support of 4-H and their projects.

Thank you’s can be mailed to
Visions Federal Credit Union
24 McKinley Avenue
Endicott, NY 13760

We hope all our 4-H members had a great fair and a chance to ‘Learn by Doing’ and ‘Make the Best Better’.

Congratulations to our Lois Chammings Best of the Best Awardees and Round Robin Showmanship Winners for 2023

Lois Chammings 4-H Best of the Best Award winners

From Left to right Lisa Chammings, 4-H Advisory Council President, Addison Garrigan for Crafts & Hobbies, Julia St. Clair for Clothing and Needlecraft, Brooke Wagner for Nature, Emma Van Haste for Foods & Nutrition, Landon Ordway for Art & Photography, Dave Foord, Senior Program Associate.

Sussex County Round Robin 2023 Winners

Senior Showperson: Joey Gigante (Back row 3rd from right)
Junior Showperson: Daniel Gigante (Back row 1st from right)

Host a High School Student with States’ 4-H!

States’ 4-H International is actively accepting applications to host international high school students from Japan and South Korea for the 2023-24 school year! Join our amazing community of year-long host families and bring the richness of the world to your home and community. 
 To learn more & apply, contact
Matthew Newman
(732) 431-7260

Poetry x Hunger: Poetry Call from Middle and High School Youth

Do you want to help eliminate hunger and poverty through the power of your pen? NJ Arts 4-H is introducing Poetry X Hunger. Join in the Poetry X Hunger project promoted by Expressive Arts 4-H of Rutgers Cooperative Extension. If you would like to learn more about the many forms of poetry you can choose from, contact Ellen Williams, Expressive Arts 4-H Agent at

For more information visit

Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders

Join the State 4-H Volunteer Association

Calling interested 4-H volunteers to represent their county on the State 4-H Association. The State 4-H Association is composed of representatives from all over the state and serves to support county and state-level programming. All meetings offer a virtual option and take place in the evening.  

If you would like to get involved or would like to nominate an individual or business, please complete this brief form:   

To be involved with the expanded State 4-H Association, please reach out to: 

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