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Youth Committee Report — June 2017
-- NE Youth Conference

By Terry Lee LaCombe-Stevens Director It is hard to believe but the Northeast Youth Conference is less than a month away! We have room for a couple of young people and old! If you are interested in going to U Mass Amherst, this July 7th, 8th and home on the 9th, please call or email […]

Junior Report — May 2017
-- Junior Camp Report

by Christine Hebert, Junior Director We had seven Juniors attend camp this year. It started out with a friendly game of Frisbee where everyone got to meet each other. We worked on several of our crafts throughout the day and many more. I think the pictures on the website speak for themselves. One of the […]

Legislative Report — June 2017
-- Report on Resolution

by Jim Annis, Legislative Director The last resolution submitted to the Legislative Committee to eventually be sent to the Maine State Legislature to be sent out as a bill currently resides in limbo. The resolution, submitted by Cumberland Pomona, requests that automobile inspections for automobiles younger than five years of age be inspected by the […]

View from the Farm — June 2017
-- New Arrivals

By Heather Retberg This week, late spring gave us day after cloudy day perfect for working in the garden to transplant all that potential food when the bright sun and the wind wouldn’t stress out tiny seedlings.  The whole family had descended on the garden last week, five of us working for hours together to wage […]

Don Hastings Receives Spirit of America Award

Jefferson firefighter Don Hastings was presented with a Spirit of America Award on Thursday, June 8 at Willow Grange in Jefferson. Hastings was recognized for his service to the town of Jefferson. Hastings grew up in Tallman, N.Y., where he was a junior fireman until he moved to Spring Valley, N.Y., where he served as […]

Lecturer’s Column — June 2017
-- program ideas, contests, and conferences!

By Margaret Morse, MSG Lecturer It’s hard to believe that it is time for elections; some of you may be reelected lecturer, whereas some of you may be elected for the first time. Once you have been elected it’s time to plan your program for the year. Did you know that almost every day is […]

Community Service Corner — June 2017
-- Community Service Books, Creating Grange Awareness

By Christine Corliss, Community Service/FHH Director   Community Service Corner Summer is just around the corner and hopefully with it the warmer weather. I hope everyone’s gardens are planted and everyone planted a few extra for donating to a local food pantry or neighbor who you know is not able to plant. We are getting closer […]