Walter Boomsma

Communications Bullet
by Walter Boomsma, Communications Director

Just a quick reminder–around this time every month, I receive an updated “wish list” from the Maine Veterans’ Association–you can find the most current list in the Community Service Section of the Program Books and Information Page. The January 2018 list is now available… it includes items needed, volunteer help sought and a short list […]

Ag Trades Show to Explore Connections

The 77th Annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show will be held Tuesday, January 9, through Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the Augusta Civic Center.  Hosted by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF), the show highlights Maine agriculture and the people involved through demonstrations, presentations, and meetings of over 50 major agricultural organizations. There […]

Agriculture Report, January 2018
-- by Karen Hatch Gagne, Director

Happy New Year to All! It is a very cold winter so far and many in the agricultural community are working overtime to make sure livestock, poultry, and other animals have food and water to stay warm and healthy in these challenging wintry times.  For others, it may be a time to make sure the […]

Agricultural Career Fair to be held Tuesday during Maine Agricultural Trades Show

AUGUSTA-The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in collaboration with the Maine Department of Labor (MDOL), are pleased to announce the second Agricultural Career Fair, to be held during the Agricultural Trades Show in Augusta. The Career Fair will take place on Tuesday, January 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Augusta Civic […]

Community Service Corner — January 2018
-- By Christine Corliss, Community Service/FHH Director

Community Service Corner I hope everyone is staying warm and had a wonderful and safe holiday season.  I want to welcome Anne Staples and Holly Welch to the Community Service/Family, Health & Hearing Committee. They will be a great addition.  If you need help in Penobscot Area please feel free to contact Anne Staples, in […]

Junior Report — January 2018
-- By Christine Hebert, Junior Director

If you are looking for something to do on these cold days, here’s a fun thing to do, and you could donate them for the BIG “E.” Make some Salt Dough Ornaments. 2 cups flour ½ cup salt ¾ cup water Mix flour and salt in large bowl. Add water and mix well. Knead for […]

Communications Bullet
by Walter Boomsma, Communications Director

Here’s hoping everyone had a great holiday… and you’re now ready for a new year! For reasons I truly don’t understand, we experienced some email delays over the Christmas Holiday… maybe the email elves were busy wrapping presents or something! I do think we’re caught up now… if you emailed or submitted information/news during the past […]

Youth Report
By Terry LaCombe Stevens, Director

The Maine State Grange Youth will meet, 11 am on January 20, 2018, at Camp Dorothy, 2380 Hudson Road, Hudson ME! If you are 14 to 35 years of age, willing to help our committee, or your Grange Youth Liaison….. please join us Saturday, January 20th! RSVP as lunch will be served. Be sure and […]