October newsletter 2016

It is that time of the month, my how the time files.

October 1st and 2nd the quilters will be using the hall. Everyne is welcomed to come and bring their individual projects. Don’t forget a snack to share at lunch time. The hall will be open by 8:30am. I want to welcome two of our new members who have been quilting with this group.

October 11th is the next regular meeting at Cake, Jello, and sandwiches will be served following the meeting which begins at 7:00pm. Serving committee will be Loren and Pat Due, and Kelly Parisot.  

State Grange officers will be presenting new programs for the upcoming year at the Hopewell Grange on Saturday, October 15th. The title of the event is GRIT- Grange Resource and Information Training. Presentations will begin at 9:00am and many committee programs will be revealed. Lunch will be provided at 12:00 noon at a cost of $6.00. BBQ plate with yummy desserts. RSVP for lunch by October 10th with Deb Wade, 309-745-8115 or via email at princess _ [email protected]. All Grangers Are Welcomed.

November 5th is the Jewels to Jeans event at the Community Building. This is a fundraising event for the Keen Age Center but they have selected the Boone County Granges to highlight and allow us to show projects which we perform on behalf of the Boone County citizens.   Anyone wishing to provide a dessert to be auctioned off is encouraged to contact the center. One more thing the desserts should not require refrigeration.

November 13th is our public roast beef dinner. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Many members of our Grange family as well as family members of our support team have encountered stumbling blocks along their lives’ pathway. Keep each and everyone in your prays.  Stay Strong!! Be Careful!!!

Time to go and appreciate this beautiful weather. Don’t forget that school is in session and harvest equipment is traveling our roads. Please be careful and mindful of what is happening around you. As ever, Laurel