The Grange is a place for people of all ages to connect with others and with their community. We offer programs to develop leadership skills, build character and provide service to your community. In the spirit of friendship, Grangers accomplish great things while having a great time. Our gatherings are designed to be enjoyable for the WHOLE family.
Bell Family Honored as Grange Family of the Year
Denny and Chris McCloskey were on hand to accept the Grange Family of the Year Award on behalf of the Jack and Sonja Bell family.
The family attends Logan Grange #109 in Centre County. They are very active in the Grange, the local fair and their community.
2016-18 State Officers
Front Row, left to right: Lorena Baughman, Lady Asst. Steward; Jennifer Beamon, Ceres; Ginny Mangel, Flora; Joanne Heim, Pomona; Denise Clare, Lecturer. Back Row, left to right: Dick Mangel, Executive Committee; Barbara Gross, Executive Committee; Bob Bair, Executive Committee; Gene Zvarick, Gatekeeper; Michael Adams, Steward; Beth Downey, President; Andrew Kieffer, Assistant Steward; Wayne Campbell, Overseer; Henry Seidel, Treasurer and Debbie Campbell, Secretary.
News & Updates
PA Grange Membership/PR Director
The PA Grange is pleased to announce that Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bailey has accepted the position of Membership/PR Director. Lizzie brings a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and network of contacts to work on growing membership within our organization.
She is anxious to work with your Grange, so please contact her for membership assistance.
PA Farm Show January 7 - 14, 2017
Come visit the PA State Grange at the farm show.
We are located in the Main Hall booth#5514!
Events to make note of:
January 27 & 28, 2017
Quality Inn, State College PA
State Officers, Department Chairpersons and Committee members will be planning contests, programs and events for the upcoming year.
Granges Recognized for Membership Efforts
Three community Granges, Log Cabin Unity #2110, Shartlesville #1512, and Big Knob #2008, each received $1000 in recognition of having the highest percentage increase in membership among Granges of similar size.
Friend of the Youth
Derek Schroeder of Virginville #1832, Berks County was named the 2016 Friend of the Youth for his outstanding support of the Grange Youth Program.
Heather Druckenmiller, a member of Valley #1360 in York Co. and Big Knob #2008 in Beaver Co. received the Junior Grange Supporter of the Year. Heather has been a member of the Junior Committee for many years.
The delegates at the 144th Annual Session of the PA State Grange deliberated and voted on 53 resolutions during their session in Shippensburg.
Resolutions with final action