June 8, 2012
-- The fifth annual Connecticut State Grange Let's Celebrate Day will be held June 10 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 begin with a non-denomination service at 11:00 AM, followed by a Luncheon by the Connecticut State Grange Youth and Family Activities 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.
Contest entries will be received on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Cheshire Grange Hall before 9:00 AM for judging.
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 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 125 years, with currently nearly 60 local Grange chapters in Connecticut. Local Granges are committed to bettering their communities through service projects and family orientated activities.