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October 20, 2018

4-H Fabric Sale Needs More Fabric


MEXICO – The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County 4-H Program is still accepting donations of fabric and other sewing items for its third Annual Fabric Sale held in July.

Mary Matteson, 4-H educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, displays items that are being accepted as donations.

Mary Matteson, 4-H educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, displays items that are being accepted as donations.

The following items are examples of what the Oswego County 4-H will be accepting:

yard goods (dressmaking, home decorating, felt, burlap, needlework craft fabrics, vintage fabrics, quilting, solids, craft panels, seasonal, pillows, wall hangings), notions, sewing tools, patterns (must be complete), books, booklets, yarn skeins, crochet cotton, knitting supplies and needles, crochet hooks, quilting frames, hoops, cutting mats, rotary cutters, rulers, and batting.

The Oswego County 4-H Program will be accepting donations for this fabric sale through July 11.

The fabric sale fundraiser will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Believer’s Chapel on State Route 3 in Mexico and supports Oswego County’s 4-H Program.

Oswego County 4-H Program is open to all youth ages 5 to 19 who want to have fun, learn new skills, and explore the world. Youth who participate in 4-H find a supportive environment and many opportunities for hands-on or experiential learning about things that interest them. They also get what all young people need to succeed in life — the confidence, compassion, and connections with caring adults, and opportunities to make contributions to their communities. The mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is to unleash the power of youth and adults through diverse opportunities that meet community needs. 4-H programs are offered in a wide variety of formats and places because they’re designed to fit the interests and needs of the diverse young people who live in Oswego County’s rural and urban communities.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County needs the community’s help and support for this wonderful fundraising opportunity for the local 4-H programs. For more information on how to make a fabric or monetary donation for the Oswego County 4-H Fabric Sale, please contact Mary Matteson, 4-H Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, at 963-7286 ext. 302 or email [email protected]

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

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