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Connecticut State Grange to host Let's Celebrate Day June 11th

By Terri Fassio

  JUNE 3, 2017 --

The annual Connecticut State Grange Let's Celebrate Day and Grange Sunday will be held June 11th at Cheshire Grange Hall, 44 Wallingford Rd. (one block east of the Town Hall), Cheshire.  The Hall will open at 10:00 AM for viewing entries.  Admission to this family-fun event is free, and parking is free.

The event will feature contests and displays including needlework, baking and crafts, and photography, in both the adult and junior categories.  There will be many activities for the whole family to enjoy.  The day will feature a non-denomination service at 11:00 AM performed by Connecticut State Grange Chaplain Charles Dimmick, followed by a Luncheon by the Connecticut State Grange Youth and Junior Committees, and then an afternoon of fun. An entertainment program by the Connecticut State Grange Lecturer Marge Bernhardt will feature the Talent and "A Number" competitions which will begin at 1:00 PM.  Tickets for the luncheon will be available at the door. 

All Judging for the State CWA / Family Activities and Lecturers’ Department Contests will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Entries must be dropped off before noon. Winners will be on display on Sunday morning June 11th, and can be picked up after lunch.  

The many departments and committees of the Connecticut State Grange have been working together for over a year to ensure this event is a success.  More information and complete contest rules are available in the 2017 CT State Grange Program Book, by contacting the Connecticut State Grange Central Office at 860-633-7550, and by visiting the Connecticut State Grange website at www.CTStateGrange.org.

The Connecticut State Grange has been an integral part of rural and non-rural communities across the state for over 130 years, with over 50 local Grange chapters in Connecticut.  Local Granges are committed to bettering their communities through service projects and family orientated activities.

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