PEGGY JOHNSTON, DIRECTOR 404 S. Oak Street Durand, MI 48429 989-288-4546 firstname.lastname@example.org
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2108 GRANGE NEWS
Mailings Coming Soon! With any luck at all you will be reading this before the New Year or shortly thereafter. This issue is always the hardest one to get in the mail. Between all the holiday festivities, collecting the articles, finding the time to just get it all put together and finally getting my crew together to get it done! Then we have the weather to deal with. Don’t forget that in this issue is the 2017-2018 Michigan Grange Program Book. Please be sure to pull it out and keep it handy so you can refer to it for the contests and programs for this year. There are some changes, so be sure to check that out. Both the Lecturer’s and Family Activities Department have made one of their contests available to non-members (prospective members). Be sure to tell your friends and lets get a super increase in entries this coming fall. Also coming in the mail or by Email soon will be the 2018 Legislative Policy Booklet, 2018 Roster, and 2017 Journal of Proceedings. Followed up by the By-Laws in the near future. At this point they are all either done and ready to go or just about there. Soon. Shortly after the first of the year we will be sending out the Lecturer’s, Family Activities and Deaf Awareness bulletins for January, February, and March. Please use the information in these bulletins at your meetings and let the directors know if they are helpful or if there is other things you might like to see in them. They do all this work for you!
PUBLICITY - INFORMATION
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017 GRANGE NEWS
2017 PUBLICITY AWARDS: Adams #286, Barnard #689, Burns #160, Burr Oak #1350, Colon #215, Community #1675, Fern #803, Fredonia #1713, Gratiot #1898, Harbor Springs #730, Home #129, Kinney #754, Maple Leaf #940,Mosherville #1351, Oceana Center #1047, Pittsfield Union #882, Plymouth/Westland #389, Studley #1174, Summit City #672, Torch Lake #1840, West Oshtemo #1631.
THANK YOU! Thank you to all that brought items for the Michigan State Grange Wish List to the Convention. We received: three reams of paper, a pack of large manila envelopes, several packs of sticky notes, pack of pencils, paperclips, scotch tape, stamps, ink pens, and #10 business envelopes. It will all come in handy and cut down on Headquarter expenses.