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Posted on: March 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Cape May County 4-H Clubs Receive 2019 4-H Mission Mandate Mini Grants

Cape May Court House - The Cape May County 4-H Program Advisory Council awarded 2019 Mission Mini Grants for educational projects to two 4-H clubs in February 2019. 


The Kitchen Phanatics 4-H Club will use its grant to continue to sponsor the 4-H Chopped! Cooking Contest which promotes healthy living and helps build confidence in 4-H youth. The Scales & Tails 4-H club will use their funds for 4-H’ers to participate in educational programs at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center this summer.

2019 MMG Recipients

Photo Caption:  The 4-H Program Advisory Council awarded two educational grants, called Mission Mini Grants, to Cape May County Clubs in February. The winning clubs were the Kitchen Phanatics and Scales & Tails. Shown here are back row, left to right: Louis McAtee, Kitchen Phanatics and Scales & Tails 4-H Clubs leader, Stephanie Hoover, Scales & Tails 4-H Club parent, and Program Advisory Council members Sheila Jargowski and Gayle Crookston. Front row are Autumn and Molly Richards, youth members of the Scales & Tails 4-H Club and Caroline Richards, Scales & Tails 4-H Club leader. The advisory council raises funds for these grants through proceeds from the 4-H Fair Refreshment Booth and other fundraisers.


The Program Advisory Council raises funds for these grants and other 4-H educational needs through fundraising projects and proceeds from the 4-H refreshment booth at the annual Cape May County 4-H Fair. This year’s fair will take place on July 18, 19 and 20 at the 4-H fairgrounds in Cape May Court House


For more information about 4-H opportunities for youth, visit or call Linda Horner at (609) 465-5115, ext. 3605.     


The 4-H Youth Development Program is part of Rutgers, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station - Cooperative Extension.  4-H offers educational programs to all youth, grades K-13, on an age-appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.  

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