Mohawk Valley Community Grange
Meeting Agenda, October 17th, 2011
Displayed: Flag, Grange Symbols, and Inspirational Books and Readings

Welcome: (Tom-Chair) “Thanks all for being here at the monthly meeting. We are here to give the best of our collective talents to the good of our community.”

Bring to Order: (Bob G-Asst. Chair) “Now is the time to bring together our thoughts and ideas for this Grange meeting.”

Reading: (Julia M) A chosen passage to inspire.

Chair: “ As friends, neighbors, and Grange members keep in mind that thoughtfulness, charity, and integrity in all our interactions will bring the sense of community that we all value.”

Bob G Assistant Chair: “Our meeting will begin with a moment of silence to remember the importance of our connection with the world, country, state, and local community.”

Guest Introductions: (Gr)


Standing Items:

  • Roll call of officers
  • Approval of minutes for September, 2011 meeting.
  • Check and approve calendar for November,
    • 11/21: Grange Business Meeting 6:30-8:30 PM at Grange
    • 11/16: Sustainability group meeting 7:30 PM at Grange
    • Yoga every Wed PM and Thurs AM at Grange
    • Pre-Grange meeting-November 12th ?
    • Linda Mooney-Thanksgiving at the Grange 11/24
  • Announcements / Acknowledgement
  • High School Home Coming went well-good job of cleaning up!!

Reports from Committees:

Arts Committee: (Cindy)

  • Community / Elder Care Committee: (Wendy & Julie C)
  • Membership Committee: (Wendy, Joan, Julia, Bob R., Tom B.)
  • Sustainability:
  • Facility: (Lance, Dan M, Bob R., Tom)
  • Treasurers Report: (Julie C/Teresa H) Bills and Accounts

Old Business/Unfinished Business:

  • Last minute Harvest Festival arrangements?
  • Minimum membership requirements for Grange: Promote ‘Friends of the Grange’ pay dues, but not to the Oregon or National Grange

New Items:

  • Formation of new Committees- Vision Committee-Lance, Wendy, Jim, Heather, Julia, Barry, Joan, Teresa, Althea
  • PAC-Tom, Linda, Bob R.
  • Creation of flower beds at new park-work with Lions to create and maintain garden
  • Bulletin Board -Julia
  • Words for Thirds-Althea

For the good of the order:

Closing: The Board meeting is ended. Displayed items are stored.