Tuesday, December 2, 2008

What Merriconeag Grange has to offer non members:

Merriconeag Grange has a lot to offer non grange members!!!

*Renovated Historic Hall
*Accessible Dining Hall with Kitchen
*The Grange hall is also Available to Rent for Family and Non-Political Gatherings
*Fun and entertaining programs such as chowder suppers, community dinner theater and Saturday morning pancake breakfast!

Want to become a member? Contact Shirley Thompson at 207-833-2984.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the Grange?
*The National Grange is the nation's oldest national agricultural organization, with grassroots until established in 3,600 local communities in 37 states. 

What does the Grange do?
*Grange members provide service to agriculture and rural areas on a wide variety of issues, including economic development, education, family endeavors, and legislation designed to assure a string and viable rural America.

Who can join the Grange?
*The Grange is open to men, women and children of all ages. 

How can I be a part of the Grange?
*You can support the Grange's community activities and programs, help maintain Grange buildings and keep the Grange's political voice strong by becoming a friend of the Grange or you can take advantage of our full membership opportunities. 

What do I gain by becoming a Grange member?
*The Grange offers it's members:
*An opportunity to join with others to improve communities
*A chance to influence local, state and national laws
*A social gathering place for activities and recreation
*A place to develop skills for a lifetime
*A friendly, family oriented organization that provides lifetime membership. 

Answers found at http://www.nationalgrange.org/about/FAQ.htm

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Merriconeag Grange:

Merriconeag Grange hall is located on Harpswell Neck Rd (Rt. 123) Harpswell, Me, 04079 Merriconeag Grange holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7:00 PM. 

Grange meetings begin and end with prayer and the bible is open during the entire meeting and the flag is always saluted. 

Members pay annual dues and support the activities and community services they vote to sponsor. The monthly programs have RIME: R-recreation, I-inspiration, M-music, and E-education.