May 112017

Communication Bullets are short but big news!

With thanks to MSG Lecturer Margaret Morse, a complete packet of information regarding the 2017 NE Lecturers’ Conference has been uploaded tot he website… you can find it on the “Conferences Page” or download it directly: 2017 NE Lecturers Conference Packet. Note that the deadline for registering is June 30, 2017.

Also, summer and fall are definitely conference seasons at the state and regional level. Check the Conferences Page often–for dates and information we have! Here’s what we currently have:

Maine State Grange Junior Camp

Scheduled for June 10-11, 2017 at Scribner’s Mills Preservation in Harrison, Maine. Contact Junior Director Christine Hebert for more information and download a registration packet: Junior Grange Camp Packet 2017.

Northeastern Regional Youth Conference

Scheduled for July 7 – 9, 2017 at UMass in Amherst, Massachusetts. A registration packet may be downloaded: 2017 NE Regional Youth Conference Registration. Contact Christina Colson, MSG Youth Director for more information or to return registration packet.

Northeast Lecturers’ Conference

The NE Lecturers’ Conference will be held July 31 through August 2, 2017, at Castleton University in Castleton VT. A registration packet including schedule may be downloaded: 2017 NE Lecturers Conference Packet. Contact Margaret Morse, MSG Lecturer for information and questions.

The Big E

While not exactly a conference, the Big E (Eastern States Exposition) is scheduled for September 15, 2017, through October 1, 2017 in Springfield Massachusetts. There are a number of volunteer opportunities for Maine Grangers. See this post or contact Vicki Huff for more information.

Maine Lecturers’ Conference

The Maine State Lecturers’ Conference will be held on September 30, 2017. The location is yet to be determined. The agenda for that will include awards for contest winners, a talent contest, and program helps. Contact State Lecturer Margaret Morse for additional information.

Maine State Grange Convention

MSG Annual Convention will be held October 19 – 21, 2017 in Skowhegan.

Information about volunteering to help in the kitchen

National Grange Convention

November 7 – 11, 2017 in Spokane, Washington. Additional information on the National Grange Website.

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