The annual Swamp Cabbage Festival Parade


The 4-H Advocacy Club Members, Parents, and Friends had a great time during the Swamp Cabbage Parade on Saturday, February 20, 2014 in celebration of Florida’s State tree, the Cabbage Palm. The annual Swamp Cabbage Festival Parade kicked off with dozens of floats, marching bands and community groups marching up Bridge Street Saturday morning with Largest Crowds Ever At Swamp Cabbage Festival according to Don Browne, the Southwest Florida Online News-Sunday Mornings.
Thank you to everyone who participated with preparation of the float.
You are hereby  invited to Our next 4-H meeting scheduled for March 5, 2014.  Bring your friends and have some fun! 
What: The 4-H advocacy Club, is a youth based 4-H club that participates in moot court and mock trial sessions while learning about the courtroom procedures.

Why: While involved with the 4-H Advocacy Club, you will learn about our court system, advocacy, public speaking, as well as compete with other advocacy groups throughout Florida. Sharpen your professional and social skills and understand the importance of self-responsibility in the community, which will transfer to real life situations.

Who: The 4-H Advocacy Club is recruiting juniors 8-10 years old, intermediate 11-13 years old, and seniors 14-18 years old for mock trial practice, witnesses, jury, and advocates.   Parents are also welcome to participate as jurors and witnesses. 

When: Meetings are twice a month held on every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., at the Pioneer Plantation Community Center.

For more information contact Mary Cosmo by email at or 239-233-0222.