Some of the 4-H Youth at the Fashion Revue

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4-H Youth Design Their Own Clothes and Quilts

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (May 20, 2022) -- Cornell Cooperative Extension ofChautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program hosted another successful Annual Fashion Revue! The event took place at Jamestown Community College on May 13, 2022. After a couple of challenging years, it was nice to have an “in-person” Fashion Revue again. The event was hosted by the 4-H Clothing and Textile committee. 4-H members were evaluated on their sewing as well as their modeling abilities.

Commentators for the evening were Rachel Comstock and MacKenzy Graziano from Country Critters 4-H club and Garrett Lesch with the Canadaway club.

First year cloverbuds receiving special awards were Aubryn Runge and Serenity VanVleck. Other first year sewers were Brielle Crowell, Emelise Runge, and Gianna Valone.

The Martha Carlson Memorial Award sponsored by Ethan and Nancy Johnson is given to any male sewer who has participated in the sewing project for over 3 years and has shown continual improvement in their sewing skills. This year Garrett Lesch from the Canadaway club received this award.

Outstanding sewing awards were given to Lilliana Neal, Rachel Comstock, Tyler Crowell, Brielle Crowell, Mackenzy Graziano, Ava Meyer, Grace Meyer, Alivia Richter, Emelise Runge, Ava Valone, and Gianna Valone.

The Western District Fashion Revue will be hosted this year by the Erie County 4-H in August at the Erie County Fairgrounds, more details will be available at a later time. The following have been chosen to attend that event Lilianna Neal and Garrett Lesch.

Arrangements were made by the County 4-H Clothing and Textile Committee, Debbie Caruso, Joyce Edwards, Suzanne Harper, Janet Heslink, Nancy Johnson, Opal Sprague, and Linda TeCroney. Judges for the evening were Joyce Edwards and Linda TeCroney. Starting the Fashion Revue for the evening with an opening introduction was Janet Heslink who was the Master of Ceremony for the evening.

Our generous Fashion Revue Special Award Sponsors were Debbie Caruso, Mary and Chris Dorman, Joyce Edwards, Sue Harper, Janet Heslink, Ethan and Nancy Johnson, Irene Lesch, Marsha Smith, and Chautauqua Quilters Guild.

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 community based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Last updated May 20, 2022