Michigan State Grange
Hosting Regions

​Region 1: Barnard, Harbor Springs, Platte, Summit City, Fern, Torch Lake

Region 2: Studley, Burns, Gratiot, Capitol, Maple Leaf

​Region 3: Oceana Center, Carlisle, Kinney, Home

​Region 4: West Oshetmo, Community, Burr Oak, Colon, White Pigeon, Fredonia

​Region 5: North Adrian, Mosherville, Adams, Rome, Lime Creek, Plymouth/Westland, Pittsfield Union

Michigan State Grange Annual Session Hosting Regions Responsibilities

Click on the links below for the ​​PowerPoint presentation and a printable version of the responsibilities

PowerPoint Presentation of Hosting Regions Responsibilities

Printable PDF of Hosting Regions Responsibilities​​​​
(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 Auction
                State Officers/Department Directors
                State Officer Practice

Friday, October 20
7:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Open 144th 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. Awards Luncheon
12:45 p.m. Foundation Meeting
3:00 p.m. Budget Approval
               Session Committee Reports
6:00 p.m. Dinner Break
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 and Executive
               Committee Milk Break
               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 144th Annual Session
7:30 p.m. Annual Banquet
               Dedicated Worker/VIP
               Youth/ Young Adult Raffle

2017 Michigan State Grange
Annual Session
October 19 - 21, 2017

Comstock Inn
300 E. Main Street,
Owosso, MI


Rooms $80.00 per night + tax

Hosted by Region 2
(Burns, Capitol, Gratiot, Maple Leaf and
Studley Granges)


Friday's Awards Luncheon - $16.50
​Deli Wraps
​(Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef)

Saturday Banquet​​ - $22.50
Herb Breaded Chicken Breast
Roasted Garlic Redskin Potatoes
​Green Bean Almondine
​Garden House Salad