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2018 Annual Session - Session Schedule

Disclaimer: Please note that this schedule is subject to change without notice.

Thursday Evening, October 18, 2018

7:00 P.M.

Opening in form in the Sixth Degree
Introduction of National Representatives
Roll Call of Officers, Deputies, Committees
Lower Grange to Fourth Degree
Presentation of Fourth Degree Delegates
Roll Call of Granges
Report of Credential Committee
Session Committee Announcements
Introduction of Business to be referred without debate

8:00 P.M. Address of State President Noel T. Miller
Report of Overseer
Reports of Secretary
Reports of Treasurer
Report of Executive Committee/Board of Directors
9:00 P.M. Closing
9:15 P.M. Committee Work Begins

The Family Activities Committee is hosting the Hospitality Room throughout the Session. The room number will be announced.

Friday, October 19, 2018

9:00 A.M.

Opening & Introductions
Roll Call of Officers
Minutes of Previous Day’s Session
Introduction of Business to be referred without debate

9:15 A.M. Special Order of Business: Election of Officers Of The Connecticut State Grange

9:30 A.M.

Report of Legislative Committee
Report of Agriculture Committee
Report of General Deputy
Reports of Pomona Deputies
10:45 A.M. BREAK

11:30 A.M.

Report of Connecticut Granger

Report of Camp Berger
- Ruel Miller, Camp Liaison
- Lyn & Chris Kimberly, Camp Directors

Report of Connecticut State Grange Foundation
Business Session (Resolutions)

12:00 P.M.

Luncheon (Nutmeg Ballroom)
Hosts: T.B.D.
- Blessing by State Chaplain Charles Dimmick
- Family Activity Presentation & Awards
- Membership Awards
- Public Relations Awards
- Agriculture Contest Awards

2:00 P.M. Recognition of Past Voting Delegates
2:15 P.M. Address of Nation Representatives
2:45 P.M. Business Session
3:15 P.M. BREAK
3:30 PM Report of New England Grange Building Trustees
4:30 P.M. Closing

7:00 P.M.

Celebration Banquet (Ballroom)

-- Professional Agriculture Awards
-- Scholarships
-- 2018 CT State Grange Granger of the Year
-- Lecturer’s Program
-- Past Deputies Raffle

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:00 A.M.

Opening & Introductions
Roll Call of Officers
Minutes of Previous Day’s Sessions
Introduction of Business to be referred without debate
Junior and Youth Tour

9:15 A.M. Memorial Service
9:45 A.M. Business Session
10:45 A.M. BREAK
11:00 A.M. Budget Approval
11:45 A.M. FFA Representative

12:00 P.M.

Youth & Junior Recognition Luncheon
Hosts – T.B.D.

- Blessing by State Chaplain
- Junior Recognition
- Youth Recognition

1:30 P.M.

Business Session

3:00 P.M.

Sixth Degree Conferral, Grand Ballroom, Holiday Inn Norwich
(Open to Sixth Degree members, registration not required)

Opening in form in the Sixth Degree
Escorting of National Representatives
Recognition of Honored Guests & Past Voting Delegates
Conferral of the Sixth Degree in full form

Rose Drill
- Recognition of Golden Sheaf Grangers
- Community Service
- Honor Grange Awards

Closing in form in the Fourth Degree
March to the Table - Officers and Court

Installation of Officers of the Connecticut State Grange - to immediately follow the Sixth Degree Conferral (a brief recess may be called in between).


Please Note: Candidates must be at the Holiday Inn Norwich by 2:30 P.M. Candidates must have the Fourth and Fifth Degree words and the Sixth Degree ticket stub to give to the Deputy at the door.

Applications for the Sixth Degree will be on sale during the Session and at the door on Saturday. Cost of application: $10.00.

Thank you for being a part of the 134th Annual Session of the Connecticut State Grange... Have a safe journey home!

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