Category Archives: Letters

Notification letter to California Grange regarding Grange Trial Court with Jon Luvaas

July 10, 2013 To all California Community and Pomona Granges, Jon Luvaas had a complaint with five (5) charges filed against him by certain members of the California State Grange. An Arbitration Panel was appointed as per the Digest of … Continue reading

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Letter of response from President Luttrell to Bob McFarland

June, 28, 2013 Brother McFarland, It is a shame that you did not make any effort to sit down and talk with me when I came to California for the three meetings at the end of May. I was at … Continue reading

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Letter to Local Granges Regarding Quarterly Reporting

June 28, 2013 Brothers and Sisters, If your Grange had anyone present at one of the three meetings I invited members to, on May 28, 29, & 30, I thank you and them for attending. On April 5, 2013, the … Continue reading

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Why is the National Grange in Conflict with any State Grange

April 15, 2013 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Ask yourself, why would the National Grange be in a conflict with any State Grange? Why would success be punished? Why would a State Master be suspended? Why would a State Grange Charter … Continue reading

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Internal Grange Trial Delayed

By ruling on April 15, 2013 in favor of an injunction requested by former California State Grange President Bob McFarland, a California Superior Court judge has prohibited an internal Grange trial until after the case between the National Grange and … Continue reading

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Letter Requesting Charter Return

April 5, 2013 To the Executive Committee of the California State Grange, With the your receipt of the letter of revocation, I respectfully request that the leadership of the California State Grange recognized the authority of the National Grange as … Continue reading

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Revocation of California State Grange Charter

April 5, 2013 To the Officers of the Suspended State Grange of California: Chapter 1, Article III, Section 1.3.1 to the Constitution of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry establishes the National Grange, as the national representative division of the … Continue reading

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Internal process against McFarland on hold as judge considers request for injunction

WASHINGTON, D.C. [April 4, 2013] – The National Grange on Monday learned that it will be about two weeks before a California judge will rule on a petition for an injunction postponing internal proceedings against the suspended California State Grange … Continue reading

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Response to February letter regarding state Grange charter suspension

Brothers and Sisters, You may have received a letter on February 28, 2013 via email from Bob McFarland which made a number of statements which need to be corrected. There is no ruling from the Superior Court of California that … Continue reading

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Response to Release Issued by Suspended California State Grange Master

To all members of California Granges, We are aware of a release sent by your suspended State Grange Master. The alert contains many misstatements. As previously indicated the California State Grange Charter has been duly suspended consistent with Grange Law. … Continue reading

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