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

1:00p.m. Registration
2:00p.m. Display Room Opens for entries
4:00p.m. Committee Meetings
6:00p.m. Baking Contest Judging
7:00p.m. Welcome
                Talent Show
                Baking Contest Auction
                State Officers/Department Directors
                State Officer Practice

Friday, October 20
7:30a.m. Registration and Nominations for Officers and 2 Foundation Members
9:00a.m. Open 143rd Annual Session in 6th Degree
9:15a.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
9:30a.m. Lecturer, Family Activities, Junior, Deaf Awareness contest judging
10.00a.m. Report of Executive Committee
                   Financial Reports
                   Proposed Budget
                  Masters Address
                  Session Committee Reports
12:00p.m. Awards Luncheon
12:45p.m. Foundation Meeting
3:00p.m. Budget Approval
                Session Committee Reports
6:00p.m. Dinner Break
7:30p.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
8:30a.m. Open with 5th Degree
                6th Degree
                Feast Table and Executive Committee Milk Break
                Roll Call of Officers
                Session Committee Reports
12:00p.m. Lunch Break
1:30p.m. Call to Order
                 Roll Call of Officers
                Adoption of Friday’s minutes
                Unfinished Business
                Installation of Officers
4:00p.m. Closing of 143rd Annual Session
7:30p.m. Annual Banquet
                Dedicated Worker/VIP Announcement
                Youth/ Young Adult Raffle

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

The convention will be held in Owosso, MI.

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)