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Public Relations News: Thinking Outside of the Box

By Terri Fassio: State Public Relations Co-Director

  February 7, 2018 --

With Grange Month right around the corner in April, now is the time Granges should be planning for their spring events. Think outside of the box. Be Creative – Be Brave - Be Bold. The following is a list of events, activities and project ideas for all times of the year to put your Grange on the Map.

New and Fresh Ideas:

Sponsored Walks / Hikes / Runs

Monopoly/Scrabble/Clue/Uno Tournament

Chocolate Social

Cemetery Clean-Up / Park Clean-Up

Celebrate Baseball with a Pre-Season

Hot Dogs, Peanuts & Cracker Jacks

Social Awards (Oscars/ Grammys/Tonys) Viewing Party

(Red Carpet Event)

Cupcake Decorating Workshop

Baked Potato Social

Gingerbread House Building Workshop

Sunday Brunch

Pajama Party

Apple Picking / Berry Picking Trip

Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Local Artist Expo

Coffeehouse Cafe - Music, coffee and pastries

Halloween Vampire Ball

Movie Night

Children’s Book Reading

Themed Dinners (Pirates, Princess,

Dinosaurs, Circus, French,

Italian, etc.)

Lego Building Workshop

Dinner / Dance

Floral Arranging Lecture

Tip a Waiter Dinners

“Soupstock” - Soup Supper with Music

Trivia Bowl

March Madness Celebration

The Proven Standards:

Crock-Pot Chili Cook-off

Lasagna / Pasta Supper

The Dictionary Project

Pie Sale

Mystery Rides

Host a Farmer’s Market

Cookie Walk / Cake Walk / Cupcake Walk

Group Trips / Cruises

Boxed Lunches

Open House

Tag Sales / White Elephant Sales / Flea Markets

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Donations for Soup Kitchen / Food Bank

Bake Sales

Gardening Workshop

Roast Beef / Ham / Baked Chicken Dinners

Craft Sale

Ice Cream Social

Awards Banquet / Program

Bakeless Bake Sale / Non-event Event

Fashion Show

Holiday Favors for Shut-Ins


Card Party / Game Night

Community Pizza Party

Pancake Breakfast

Knitting/crocheting lap robes for

nursing homes

Plant Sale

Writing letters to soldiers overseas By publicizing your upcoming Grange events, and promoting the projects your Grange is working on, your Grange will attract attention and interest - and it is those people who are interested that could turn out to be your new members. Remember to plan your Grange functions far enough in advance to give adequate time for marketing and publicity. Need help? Let us know - we can lend you a hand. Email Terri at information@ctstategrange.org  or Bob at publicrelations@ctstategrange.org  today.



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