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Knitting crosses generations

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County Homemakers and Warm Up Maine 4-H Club cross the generational divide by knitting and crocheting for a purpose.

The knitted and crocheted square are provided by UMaine Extension Homemakers to Warm Up Maine 4-H Club.

The Warm Up Maine 4-H Club members will create and donate an afghan to a homeless shelter.


Warm Up Maine 4-H Club members (Back left to right – Beth, Gaetana, LaBack and Front left to right – Bridget, Cecilia, Lucia)  and Marie Temm, Cumberland County Chair of the UMaine Extension Homemakers, display knitted and crocheted squares.








Image Description: 4H Warm up Maine with Ext. Homemaker Squares

Image Description: Marie Temm donated squares

Award Winning Displays at Cumberland Fair

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Homemaker Group displays at the Cumberland Fair Exhibit Hall featured topics learned throughout the year at statewide meetings and other learning opportunities.

3 of our 6 Cumberland County Extension Homemaker Groups entered Cumberland Fair Exhibit Hall Community Displays. The award winners are:

Gray Extension Homemakers group took 1st place with this display.

The Windham White Rock Extension Group took 2nd place.

North Yarmouth Extension Group took 3rd place:

If you are interested in joining a local group or starting a new group, please call (207)-781-6099 or go to:



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Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, Maine 04105
Phone: 207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)E-mail:
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Orono, Maine 04469
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