AUBURN — The annual open meeting, in conjunction with Grange Month, was held at Danville Junction Grange recently with 50 people in attendance. The program was preceded by a luncheon co-ordinated by Shirley Hatch and Karen Gagne.

After a welcome by Master Ed MacDonald, the Bible was opened and the flag presented. The meeting was then turned over to Lecturer Glenys Ryder.

Musical entertainment was provided by Lorraine Ouellette on the accordion, and she enlisted the musical talents of two members, Holly Meserve and Lucille Webber.

A humorous classroom skit was presented by teacher Barbara Hardison and her unruly students, Gladys and Maynard Chapman, Lucille Webber and Ed MacDonald.

Membership certificates were presented to Cynthia Maxwell (55 years) and Shirley Hatch and Donald Proctor (both 65 years) by Jim Merserve, Maine State Grange Executive Committee.

The Community Service Award was presented to Officer Tom Poulin of the Auburn Police Department in recognition of his service to the youth of Auburn. A $50 donation was given to him for the Police Activities League Center for children being established in Auburn.

An appreciation certificate was given to Barbara Hardison, treasurer, for her years of service to the grange.


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