APRIL 23, 2017 at 6:00PM

Displayed: Flag, Grange Symbols and Inspirational Books

Welcome: (Linda) “Thanks for being here.  We have the opportunity to give the best of our collective talents for the good of our community.”

Bring to Order: (Bob)  “Let’s please bring this meeting to order.” 

Reading (Barry): 


Dates of Interest 

  • 5/13/17 Road Clean up
  • 5/13/17 Pre Meeting – Where?
  • 5/21/17 Regular Meeting
  • Others?

Read and vote on approval of minutes from last meeting 

March minutes

Treasurer’s Report – Teresa

Old /Unfinished Business:

  • Caretaker/Rental Manager business – Thorp

Multiple rental dates for weddings etc

Discussion of the political use of the Grange – paid? Non-partisan only

  • Volunteer hours for March

Linda’s –  30 hours

  • Harvest Fest/ fundraiser date?
  • April is Grange Up 2017
  • Can we approach the groups (VFW, Art class, Yoga class, others?) who use our building to join the grange? How do we do this?
  • Bingo – debrief
  • Open House – debrief

Committee Reports: 

  • Scholarship Committee – Linda, Bob & Laurie
  • Grange Refresh & Facilities Committee

New Business: 

  • Future Dates of interest:
    • Senate Bill 181: what do we think?
    • August 11-13 – Mohawk Valley Music Festival. Participation?
    • Mary Cole Celebration – August 12th Participation?
    • December 3, 2017
    • Possible Breakfast to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Grange?
  • Other new business?

Good of the Order? 

Meeting Adjourned