• orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 11 months ago

    In reply to: ngconvention posted an update Registration for the 146th Annual National Grange Convention is currently underway. This is going to be a great convention in a great city- DON’T miss Boise! Registration links are on […] View

    Just a question: I was told that members seeking 6th Degree could obtain it at a Nat’l Convention. Yet, on the convention agenda, it was mentioned for 7th Degree but nothing of the 6th. Did someone give me info that was in error? I was hoping that 6th Degree was included as 3 members could not make State Sessions and we were planning to go to…[Read more]

  • I would like to add some listening fun from http://www.youtube.com of Contra Dance held at Guiding Star Grange. [1] ‘Contra Dance With Perpetual e-Motion’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KevQxr-saFw [2] ‘Crowfoot With Bob Isaacs At The Grange’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDRq6-zYxkk&feature=related [3] ‘Wild Asparagus, Perpetual e-Motion & Elexir at Contrastock 2…[Read more]

  • Well, hello! It is Nov. and getting colder here in MA. The State Grange Sessions have finished and Guiding Star Grange #1 is still in completing renovations (after putting new insulation, new ceiling fans and lighting, sound and acoustics balancing and more) and now with a new dance floor. Our websites are http://www.guidingstargrange.org and…[Read more]

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 11 months ago

    In reply to: bobbrown posted an update I have just signed up and looking for friends View

    Hello! Many are enjoying this new means of social media. I think it is great the Grange has its own (with no Timeline feature to bounce us all over the world!) I like this far better than facebook! Many are finding new friends on this. Which Grange are you a member? I hope you enjoy coming to the site and to the member site. It’s so new and…[Read more]

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 1 year, 11 months ago

    In reply to: Amanda Brozana posted an update Do you have an American flag or state flag flying outside your hall? Today American flags are at half staff. Learn why, sign up for alerts and see if your state also has a flag […] View

    I’m glad you posted this. I was beginning to think that someone died every day for the flag to be at half-mast. Couldn’t keep track. Boy did I feel dumb. Thank-you for posting!

  • dnelson19 offered a great resource for Grangers to use if you haven’t seen his post. He suggested the website http://www.gofundme.com that shows how youcan have a free website to fundraise! Bravo!

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: dnelson19 posted an update @fredoniany1 Click here to support Fredonia Grange #1 Art restoration by Douglas Nelson http://www.gofundme.com We are raising funds to have this Textile painting restored. The painting […] View

    Hi! Thank-you for this post. That should help many, many Granges!

  • Guiding Star Grange #1 in Greenfield, MA meets the first Tuesday of the month @ 7 pm. Farmer’s Market each Tuesday (May-Oct.) 3 pm to 6 pm. Guiding Star Grange hosts Friday and Saturday Contra Dances and Thursday Waltz. There are special fundraiser dances posted throughout the year. Connecticut Valley Pomona #19 meets the last Monday each…[Read more]

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 4 months ago

    In reply to: lubenz posted an update Attended the Mid Atlantic Lecturers Conference in PA this past weekend at Scotch Valley Grange. Lorena and her team did a GREAT job! Looking forward to doing more (and better) programs ) in […] View

    Hello! I’ll bet you had a good time at the Lecturer’s Conference. I sure enjoyed one in VT last year. You’ll not forget what you learn and it all comes in handy for anything you do (especially “The Wing-It”)! Enjoy yourself as a Lecturer; there’s nothing like it. Pleasure making acquaintance!

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 4 months ago

    In reply to: Ruth Ellen M. Henry became a registered member View

    Hello Ruthie! Glad you joined this!

  • orangegenie1 posted a new activity comment 2 years, 4 months ago

    In reply to: Corey Spence posted an update Looking forward to Degree Day in Dunstable, MA on Saturday. I am learning the Assistant Steward part for the Fourth Degree, then Sunday is the State Grange Talent, Bake-off, Public […] View

    Hello Corey! Didn’t make it to the State Sessions last year, so I wondered how you were doing. Hope to make it to the Sessions this year. I’m glad you’re learning the Assistant Steward and I hope you had a great weekend. Nice photo of you by the way! Beth MacDonald, Lecturer, Guiding Star Grange #1, Greenfield, MA 6/12/12