MAYVILLE – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program still has pre-sale tickets available for their 7th Annual 4-H Green Tie Affair benefit dinner on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Tickets for this fun event are still available for $25.00. Tickets will also be available at the door if seats are still available.
The Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair will take place on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville. Doors open at 3 p.m. with a basket raffle and bake sale. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. with a pie auction immediately following dinner.
Mike and Dakota Peterson of Peterson Auctions have volunteered their time to serve as auctioneers at the Green Tie Afffair.
New this year the Green Tie Affair will feature a photo booth and DJ. This year’s event has a country-western theme and guests are welcome to show off their best Western wear. This events draws 600-700 guests annually and there is something for everyone!
Chautauqua County 4-H connects 300 youth to year-round, hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. An additional 1,000 youth participate in Conservation Field Days Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Course. The Green Tie Affair will directly fund 4-H programming in 2019. Any funds raised over that need will be placed in the endowment that 4-H has created at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation so that 4-H can positively impact the lives of families in Chautauqua County forever.
Tickets can be purchased from any Chautauqua County 4-H member, by calling the 4-H Office at 664-9502 ext. 214, or by visiting the 4-H Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 4-H Office is located in the Frank Bratt Ag Center 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown.
The 4-H Youth Development Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.