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