Wednesday, November 18, 2009

PA State Grange Public Relations Director Receives National Award

Grand Rapids-National Grange President Ed Luttrell and Chairman of the Board Betsy Huber, hosted the first ever "Heroes of the Grange" awards luncheon Tuesday at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Carl Meiss, PA State Grange Public Relations Director, was one of the eight honorees. Carl was honored as a "Hero of the Grange" for his public relations work at the PA State Grange, with particular emphasis on social networking. Carl has, in addition to keeping the PA Grange web site ( up-to-date, started a PA State Grange Facebook site, the PA State Grange blog (, and has three different Twitter sites (PAStateGrange, CarlMeiss [his public relations site] and his personal site bikelt).
Congratulations to Carl!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Russellville Grange #91

PA State Grange Membership/Public Relations Director Carl Meiss will present his PowerPoint program "Why Join the Grange?" at 7:30 p.m. tonight, November 5, 2009 at Russellville Grange #91, RT 896 & Old Limestone Rd., Russellville, Oxford, PA. The program emphasizes the various personal benefits available to PA Grange members and stresses their use as a membership recruitment tool.

The public is welcome to stop by for this interesting and educational program.

Russellville Grange #91 meets every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in their Grange hall located at Rt 896 & OLd Limestone Rd., Russellville, Oxford, PA.

Contact President Stanley Reyburn, (610) 572-7289 or Program Director Sarah Coburn, 610-932-5829 for additional information.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

PA State Grange Back On-Line!

Effective Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at about 10:30 a.m. the PA State Grange WEB site and email are back on line. We experienced a problem with our web host that has now been resolved.

If you sent any emails to any of the email addresses at the PA State Grange office during the above times, please re-send them to insure that we receive everything.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank everyone for their cooperation.

Carl Meiss
Public Relations Director
PA State Grange

Monday, November 2, 2009

WEB site and email off line

The PA State Grange WEB site ( and all emails went off line around noon on Saturday, October 31, 2009. We are working to get everything back on line ASAP. If you sent us an email over the weekend, please re-send it tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3, 2010 so you are sure we received it. We apologize for any inconvenience. This was a result of a problem with our web host, which we are in the process of changing.

If you need to get information to us immediately, please call us at 1-800-552-3865.

Thank you for your understanding. We hope to have everything totally back to normal by the end of the business day today, Monday, November 2, 1009.