Michigan State Grange
Hosting Regions

Region 1: Barnard, Harbor Springs, Torch Lake, Summit City, Fern, and Oceana Center.

​Region 2: Gratiot, Studley, Burns, Maple Leaf, and Kinney.

​Region 3: West Oshtemo, Home, Fredonia, Colon, White Pigeon, Burr Oak, and Community.

​Region 4: Mosherville, Adams, North Adrian, Lime Creek, Pittsfield Union, and Plymouth/Westland.

Michigan State Grange Annual Session
​Hosting Regions Responsibilities

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​version of the responsibilities

Printable PDF of Hosting Region Responsibilities​​​​

OCTOBER 19-22, 2023

Lenawee County Fairgrounds
Adrian, Michigan​

​Region 4: Mosherville, Adams, North Adrian, Lime Creek, Pittsfield Union, and Plymouth/Westland.
(Subject to change)

Thursday, October 19
1:00 p.m. Registration
2:00 p.m. Display Room Opens for Entries
4:00 p.m. Committee Meetings
6:00 p.m. Baking Contest Judging
7:00 p.m. Welcome
​Baking Contest 
Lecturer Surprise​
State Officers/Department Directors Introductions
State Officer Practice

​Friday, October 20
7:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Open 150th Annual Session in 6th Degree
9:15 a.m. Lower to 4th Degree – Admit 4th Degree Members
Flag Presentation
Roll Call of Officers
Roll Call of Delegates
Welcome by City Officials
Executive Committee Response
Partial Report – Credentials Committee
Adopt Order of Business
9:30 a.m. Lecturer, Family Activities, Junior, Deaf Awareness Contest Judging
10.00 a.m. Report of Executive Committee
Financial Reports
Proposed Budget
Masters Address
Session Committee Reports
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. Foundation Meeting
3:00 p.m. Budget Approval
Speaker: Ann Bercher, National Grange Lecturer
Session Committee Reports
6:00 p.m. Awards Dinner
7:30 p.m. Call to Order Memorial Service
Session Committee Reports
Close in 4th Degree
6th Degree Practice
5th Degree Practice
Session Committee Meetings

​Saturday, October 21
8:30 a.m. Open with 5th Degree
6th Degree
Feast Table
Roll Call of Officers
Session Committee Reports
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Call to Order
Roll Call of Officers
Adoption of Friday’s Minutes
Unfinished Business
Installation of Officers
4:00 p.m. Closing of 150th Annual Session
7:30 p.m. Annual Banquet
VIP Announcement
50/50 Raffle

​​Awards Dinner

Friday, October 20 at 6:00 pm
Bar-B-Que Pork Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Mac'n Cheese, and Dessert

Celebration Banquet
Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 pm
Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, and Dessert

Local hotels and motels in the area. No room blocks have been set up or any one location suggested.

Holiday Inn Express
1077 US-223, Adrian
4 Miles from Fairgrounds

Hampton Inn & Suites
1335 S Main Street, Adrian
3 Miles from Fairgrounds

Super 8
1091 US-223, Adrian
4 Miles from Fairgrounds

Comfort Inn & Suites
425 Industrial Drive, Adrian
3 Miles from Fairgrounds

Carlton Lodge
1629 W Maumee Street, Adrian
4 Miles from Fairgrounds

Brentwood Motel
2457 US-223, Adrian
2.5 Miles from Fairground