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

  • 11/19 Regular Meeting
  • 11/23 Community Thanksgiving at the Grange
  • 12/3 Breakfast celebration
  • 12/16 Teresa’s Holiday Party
  • No Regular meeting in December
  • 1/13/18 Pre-meeting – Where?
  • 1/21/18 Regular Meeting
  • Others?


Read and vote on approval of minutes from last meeting

October minutes – Gail

Treasurer’s Report – Teresa


Old /Unfinished Business:

  • Caretaker/Rental Manager business – Thorp
    • Are we changing our hourly rental rate? Deposit? Members’ charge
    • Wood needs and who uses it?
    • Long Distance calling

$20 extra per month?

  • Are we raising our membership above what the state grange takes?
  • Volunteer hours for October

Linda’s – 20 hours

  • Harvest Fest/ Debrief

How much did we make?


  • Raffle

How are ticket sales going? Need more tickets?

  • Curtain problem…solution? Julia/Carrie
  • Election of Officers: Do paperwork
  • 2, 2017: Breakfast to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Grange

Time? Food? Who’s doing what?  Activities? Advertising?

  • Electrical Panel Project – Bid? – Thorp
  • Piano issue- get rid of old one? Tune and protect new one


New Business:

  • Marcola Christmas Party donations?

Last year – $200? The event is scheduled for 12/14/17

  • Swags from Yoga class


  • Calendars from Clau
  • Disappearing pots and pans, other stuff? Solutions? – Julia
  • How do we reach out to our new members? Do we have any? Who?
  • Lane County Fair Grange Displays – Anyone want to spearhead it?
  • Grange stationery – I have it in my computer…Do we want to pay to have some printed?


Good of the Order?


Meeting Adjourned