MORRIS COUNTY ANNUAL 4-H FAIR CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Statement from CJ Sinko, President of the Morris County 4-H Board of Directors

As you may have already heard Rutgers University has decided, due to the COVID-19 situation, to restrict all in-person activities into the summer months.

As a member of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, which governs all 4-H programs throughout the state falls and which falls under the directive of Rutgers University, all of our in-person programs AT Morris County 4-H have been suspended through Aug. 31.

Unfortunately, this means that we are not able to host our annual Morris County 4-H Fair in Chubb Park (in Chester Township) this summer.

The Morris County 4-H Association values your support and commitment that have made our Fair a success for so many years.

We recognize the importance of the Fair, as a place for our 4-H members to showcase their work, build community connections, and serve as a fun, family event for our members, volunteers, and Morris County families.

Together with the 4-H program officials, who are collaborating with other 4-H county offices and the state, we are working on innovative ways to move many aspects of the Fair to a virtual platform this year.

Additionally, we continue to work on plans for in-person Morris County 4-H Fairs when possible in the future. Please stay tuned for more details.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support. Our 4-Hers work hard and they deserve our full effort in making the best even better!

If you have any questions or ideas please do not hesitate to contact the Morris County 4-H staff at bw387@njaes.rutgers.edu or 4hmorris@njaes.rutgers.edu or 973-285-8301.

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