UXBRIDGE- Uxbridge Grange #200 is pleased to announce that Hollie Ann Sokoloski, a 2014 graduate of Uxbridge High School, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Uxbridge Grange Scholarship. The Grange Scholarship is designed to honor an Uxbridge student who excels in the classroom but is also active with community service work in the community and provide them with extra aid in paying for their education. Special consideration is given tostudents who are planning on majoring in the fields of agriculture, conservation, and/or environmental studies.
Sokoloski will be attending the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cobleskill in the fall to study Plant Science. “After reading her application it was clear that Hollie is very passionate about agriculture and giving back to her community,” said Uxbridge Grange President Christopher Szkutak, “she stood out from other applicants because of her commitment to study our environment and her goals of making a difference in our world.” Giving credit for her love of gardening and plants to her father, Miss Sokoloski works at Greener Acers milking and feeding cows. When not on the farm, Sokoloski played Varsity Field Hockey and Softball and coached a Lassie League softball team.
Founded on March 30, 1893, Uxbridge Grange is a fraternal, community organization with a focus on community service, agriculture and family. The Grange is very involved in the community and meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month with fun and interesting programs. For more information about Uxbridge Grange visit www.grange.org/uxbridgema200.
Tonight was our Youth Night at Uxbridge Grange! Tonight was the night where the youth of our Grange took over the Lecturer’s Program. Brother Vinnie and Sister Alicia presented an Easter Program. They set up different stations crafts to make and take home. The favorite station was the Easter Egg painting table. Our members really enjoyed the hands on activities. Our State Youth Director LuAnn Belseth discussed the opportunities for Youth to get involved on the state level. It was a great night!
Uxbridge Grange is proud to announce that Kathleen and Jonathan Paquin have been selected as the 2013 Uxbridge Grange Community Citizen Award recipient for the work they do in the community. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:30pm at the Uxbridge VFW Hall. It was a great night filled with entertainment and above all the presentation of our Community Citizen award.
To see some pictures from the event, visit our Facebook page.
Uxbridge Grange will sponsor a Whist Party on Friday, April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Uxbridge VFW Hall. Proceeds will go toward a scholarship fund to help a graduating senior from Uxbridge High School to further his/her schooling. Admission is $2. Refreshments will be served. Residents are also encouraged to attend if they are interested in learning more about Uxbridge Grange.
Tonight was our Youth Night at Uxbridge Grange! Tonight was the night where the youth of our Grange took over the Lecturer’s Program. During the month of April is the feast day of St. George, April 23. As our Master, and youth member, Christopher Szkutak spent time living in England he explained the significance of St George. Brother Christopher showed us an animated video about the legend of St George and the Dragon. We also did a scrambled word game of St George and British terms. Our State Youth Director LuAnn Belseth discussed the opportunities for Youth to get involved on the state level. It was a great night!
Tonight we celebrated our 120th Anniversary!
Next Meeting: April 9th Youth Night! Everyone is welcome to come and join us!
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Founded on March 30, 1893, Uxbridge Grange is a community organization with a focus on community service, agriculture and family.
Some of the projects we are involved in are:
*Clothing drives for the Department of Children and Families
*Local legislative action
* Provide dictionaries to local third graders
*Scholarships for local high school graduates going to college
* Work with Uxbridge Senior Center
* Many, many other activities that make a difference in the lives of people in the community
We meeting the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month with fun and interesting programs where we discuss upcoming projects and local event, as well as having programs put on by fellow members.
Our membership is mainly composed of residents of Uxbridge and Northbridge but we encourage people from the surrounding area to join us! We are always looking for new members!
If you are over the age of 14 and someone who cares about your community and wants to work to make a difference, the Grange is for you!
The Grange is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in more than 2,100 hometowns across America. We have nearly 150 years of history, a spirit of grassroots advocacy, and a fraternal spirit that we’re happy to share with you.
To learn more about the Grange, read our Declaration of Purposes) or download a membership brochure . You can also learn more about Grange Youth for those 14 to 30 years of age and Junior Grange for children 5 to 14 . Grange members enjoy many benefits, including discounts on energy, vacations and medical services. To learn more, read our member benefits brochure .
We’d love to tell you about the exciting opportunities the Grange offers. Stop by a meeting anytime. They’re always open to the public. If you’d prefer to support rural America and agriculture on your own time, you can look into E-Membership. E-Members enjoy the same benefits as community Grange members and have all materials delivered to their inbox. American Values. Hometown Roots.