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.
PA State Grange Names First Outstanding Young Patrons
Philip Vonada (Penns Valley #158, Centre Co.) and Jennifer Nauss (Valley Grange #1360, York Co.) were named the 2016-17 PA State Grange Outstanding Young Patrons. This is a new program sponsored by the National Grange Youth Department. It's replaced the Young Married Couple program, individuals are chosen based on their Grange knowledge, an impromptu question and a personal interview with the judges.
Philip and Jennifer will compete in the National contest in Spokane Washington in November 2017.
News & Updates
The 144th Annual Session of the PA State Grange will be October 21 - 23, 2016 in Shippensburg PA.
Hotel information is on the Events page. The deadline to receive the special hotel room rate of $99/night is September 9th.
You can print the complete schedule and registration form here:
Junior Grange Names Prince & Princess
Kaylen Leiby, of Ontelaunee Junior Grange in Berks County and Jeffrey McCartney of Hookstown Junior Grange in Beaver County were named 2016-17 Junior Grange Princess and Prince, respectfully.
Youth Ambassadors Chosen at Youth Camp
Sara Benzio, a member of Fairview Grange #1351, Beaver County and Casey Kerschner, of Gouglersville Grange #1743 in Berks County were selected as 2016-17 PA State Grange Youth Ambassadors.
Grange Testifies in Support of Sunday Hunting Ban
President Beth Downey testified before the Senate Game & Fisheries Committee, urging them to continue the ban on Sunday hunting. Read the full testimony here.