TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (Subject to change) Thursday, October 18 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 19 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. Lunch break 12:45 p.m. Foundation Meeting 3:00 p.m. Budget Approval Election Speaker 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 20 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 Announcement Youth/ Young Adult Raffle Dance
2018 Michigan State Grange Annual Session October 18 - 20, 2018
West Oshtemo Grange #1630 On the corner of North 3rd Street and West H Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI
HOSTED BY REGION 3 West Oshtemo, Home, Fredonia, Colon, White Pigeon, Burr Oak, and Community.
Meals will be held across the street at: Northwest United Methodist Church 3140 N. 3rd Street, Kalamazoo, MI
Awards Dinner Friday Night $20.00 Pecan Crusted Chicken
Celebration Banquet Saturday Night $20.00 Honey Baked Ham
Room reservations need to be made by October 15, 2018 at Baymont Inn & Suites 2203 S. 11th Street Kalamazoo 269-372-7999
You must tell them you are with the Grange to get the rate of $72.15 ($65.00 room + $7.15 tax) per night
Full continental breakfast available.
There are other motels/hotels in the area but rooms are only held at Baymont Inn & Suites