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State Public Relations Co-Directors:

Terri Fassio
Winchester Grange #74
8211 San Angelo Drive, L5
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Tel. 860-626-5074

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Robert Charbonneau
Meriden Grange #29
102 Spring Street
Meriden CT 06451
Tel. 203-237-4617

E-mail Robert Charbonneau


Committee:

Martha Trask
Cheshire Grange #23
2 Park St
Plainville CT 06062
Tel. 860-637-5159
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Frank Forrest
Hillstown Grange #87
165 Maple Street
East Hartford CT 06118
Tel. 860-895-8180
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Public Relations News ...
Public Relations News: Celebrating Communications is Celebrating Community

For 150 years, Granges and their members have played an active role in their communities. In the 1800s and early 1900s when many Granges were first founded, while agriculture was the focus of their interests, members gathered together to make a difference in their communities with the important topics of their time, including rural mail delivery and electricity, food, fuel and textile

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Public Relations News: The Best Type of Publicity is Sometimes Physical

There are different types of Granges across Connecticut. Grange #1 often misses their meetings, sometimes due to bad weather or other circumstances, but many times due to lack of members to meet a quorum. This Grange many no longer have a meeting hall, or if they do, it most likely is in a state of disrepair. This Grange is declining.

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Public Relations Notes ...
What does Public Relations have to do with my Grange?

Public relations is vital to the success of the Granges across Connecticut. Communication is essential to Grange success, both internally and externally. The more visibility the Grange has, the more positive community support it will attract, the more pride the membership will have in the organization, and ultimately the more members it will gain. It’s a simple formula.

Favorable media exposure means recognition in the community, acknowledgement of Grange activities, services and accomplishments and a higher profile of your Grange among potential members. Internally, it will help build pride in membership that will grow a more successful Grange. From building awareness and credibility to supporting fund-raising efforts, well-executed public relations efforts can make the difference between achieving the Grange’s goals or falling desperately short of them.

Public Relations Tips and Ideas ...

Learn the tips, tricks and how-to's to get your Grange and it's events, projects and activities the attention they deserve. Click through to learn how to maximize your publicity effectiveness.

Public Relations Tips

Tools available for Download ...

Visit the Downloads page to find numerous brochures, posters, forms, and more available for download for all aspects of the Grange in Connecticut.

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Public Relations Committee Mission Statement ...

The Mission of the Connecticut State Grange Public Relations Committee is: to promote the Grange as an identifiable service-oriented organization, staying true to its agricultural and historical roots while increasing relevancy in today’s communities; to serve the Connecticut State Grange as its informational conduit to Subordinate (local) Granges and to the public on general or specific items which are of informational or promotional topics; to work in connection with the Membership Committee to promote and advertise the benefits of The Grange; to assist other Connecticut State Grange committees with their specific promotions; to promote contests and events which encourage participation of Grange members; and to create new and unique ways of promoting the Grange in the communities across Connecticut.

 
     
 
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