Michigan State Grange
Hosting Regions

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

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

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

​Region 4: Mosherville, Adams, North Adrian, Rome, 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​​​​
(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
               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
               Youth/ Young Adult Raffle

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​​

​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
Pecan Crusted Chicken

Celebration Banquet
​Saturday Night
Honey Baked Ham​​

Room reservations need to be made by October 15, 2018 at 
​Baymont Inn & Suites
2203 S. 11th Street

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