HOLDEN, Mass. — Holden Grange was named a Distinguished Grange at the 146th National Grange Convention in Boise, Idaho, a prestigious award which recognizes local and state Granges that uphold faithfully their duties for the year.
During a special reception in November, Holden Grange received a certificate and ribbon to commemorate the occasion.
"Holden Grange has grown and prospered over the last year,” Holden Grange Secretary Janet Segur said. “We have employed the use of technology and social media. Also, over the last year, we have had more community service projects"
Segur, along with her husband Don, accepted the award on behalf of the members of Holden Grange. This is the first year that Holden Grange has been recognized as a Distinguished Grange.
The Grange is a national organization, started in 1867, with a focus on community service, agriculture and rural advocacy.
With Granges in more than 2,100 hometowns across America, the Grange is a place for all members of the family to learn and grow.
To learn more about the Holden Grange and upcoming events, visit their website.