Walter Boomsma

Maine Christmas Tree Association

The Maine Christmas Tree Association (MCTA) is a non-profit organization comprised of family farms that produce real Christmas trees and wreath products for retail, wholesale, mail order, or “choose’n cut” during the Christmas season.  Producers may specialize or offer a combination of mail order, retail, “choose’n cut,” or wholesale production of tree and wreath products. […]

VA Wish List Posted

Nearly every month we receive and post an updated list from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs of their needs. The list includes volunteer opportunities as well as items needed, plus a short list of items that are not needed or cannot be accepted at this time. We’ve just posted the December List: VA-Wish-List-December-2017.

CWA Updates — December 2017
-- By Karen Flagg, MSG CWA Director

Hope you all enjoyed Thanksgiving. Now just Christmas to get through. If anyone sent fudge to State Session and did not get their container back, please let me know so that I can get it to you. I would like all the members to consider making items for the sewing contests as we only had […]

Need a Speaker?

Attention Lecturers, Community Service, FH&H Directors… The Maine Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division wants to help consumers become better informed about the latest scams and how to identify them, how to be a smart consumer, explain how the implied warranty law works, and offer assistance in the event of a dispute a […]

Community Service Corner — December 2017
-- By Christine Corliss, Community Service/FHH Director

Community Service Corner We on the Community Service Committee would like to say “Happy Holidays” to everyone.  It is the season of giving, but on this committee, the season of giving is year round.  Can you remember as a child the feeling you had on Christmas morning when you ran out into the room where […]

Junior Report — December 2017
-- By Christine Hebert, Junior Director

Happy New Year Everyone! There are some exciting events coming up this year. One event is on March 31, 2018, at Highland Lake Grange in Westbrook, Me. the Juniors and Youth will be teaming up for Public Speaking, Sing-A-Song and/or Sign the Alphabet. (Craft material will be provided in case we finish early.) A meal […]

National Grange Silent Auction

Join our online silent auction benefiting the Grange Foundation and bid on one or more of the more than 40 items or packages that just might make the perfect holiday gift for someone on your list or for yourself! Go to: and make an account. You can pay online if you win through your […]

Check Out the St George Dragon!

Here’s a great story about the St George Grange Christmas Craft Fair. Published in the St George Dragon, you have to love the headline: It’s Christmas Fair time at a Grange that has become an important community center The article talks about a lot more than this Grange’s Christmas Fair… you’ll learn about a fund the […]

Grange Craft Fairs/Holiday Events

Shop Grange for the holidays! Here are some Grange Craft Fairs and Holiday Events being held around the state! Granges are invited to submit their holiday-related events for posting. Visit this post often for updates and more events! Shoppers… when you visit, be sure to tell a Granger you saw their “ad” on the Maine State […]