Watson Grangers remember Brittain; set dinner

The charter was draped in memory of Archie Brittain at the recent meeting of Watson Grange presided over by Master Wendy Hollabaugh.

Reports on the PA State Grange session held recently in Erie by delegates John and Deanna Hollabaugh and district chair person Kelly Van Ord. Hollabaugh placed second for her photo “Beauty Among the Pandemic.”

Watson Junior grangers receiving awards for their decorated pumpkins were Painted–Daxter Irons, fourth place in the ages 5-9 division; Aubrey Check third place and Caleb Lindsay fourth place. In the ages 10-14 division, Maddie Wareham placed second in the painted category. Allie Spencer was third and Braden Thomson fourth.

Deanna Hollabaugh, community service chairperson, said dictionaries were presented to all third graders at Tidioute Charter School, four miles of Route 337 were cleaned up by eight members, five Juniors, one pre-Junior and three non-members. The Lenhart Cemetery was also cleaned up following the bad wind storms by five members and two non-members.

The Watson Grange will meet again Nov. 12 at the Pomona Grange on the Warren County Fairgrounds for homemade soup preparation.

The upcoming soup dinner fundraiser will raise money for the Watson Grange. Pre-orders, due by Nov. 4, can be made for potato, broccoli cheese, stuffed pepper, vegetable beef, or chicken noodle soup. The cost is $5 per quart and soup may be picked up between 6 and 7:30 p.m. at the Pomona Grange on Nov. 12.

Watson Grange will also hold its annual harvest dinner on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 5 p.m.


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