Broad Hollow Grange meets the first Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The location is 6733 Robinson School Road only ten minutes from New Athens, Freeburg, Hecker, and Smithton and 20 minutes south of Belleville.  The Grange’s next meeting is Friday, March 15, 7:30 p.m. due to the March 1st meeting being cancelled because of bad weather.

The Grange just finished collecting and gave 185 items to the Violence Prevention Center in Belleville.  Later in the year items will be collected for the Humane Society.  Members recently held a Watkins fundraiser which was successful.

The Grange will be celebrating Grange Month in April.  There will be a Grange display in Hecker.  A special night for Grange Month will be held on April 5th at 7:30 p.m.  There will be a special program on Grange history which will include a presentation on Illinois State Grange leaders from 1871 to present.  Refreshments will follow the presentation.

Broad Hollow Grange is sponsoring a trip to Nashville TN, April 17-20.  Two trips are being sponsored by the Grange to Branson MO in Oct and Dec.