OSWEGO, NY – On Sept. 12, Rev. George A. Reed was installed as the Worthy Master of Oswego County Pomona Grange No. 13.
The meeting was held in the newly renovated Mount Pleasant Grange.
The Pomona Grange is the equivalent of the County-wide/Regional Grange.
Subordinate Granges within a given district are grouped together on a county or regional basis into Pomona Granges that meet quarterly.
The Pomona Grange offers the Fifth Degree of the order, thus extending the lessons and opportunities of the Subordinate Grange.
The Pomona Grange provides the leadership for educational, legislative, and business interests of the Subordinate Granges in its jurisdiction.
Officers installed were Master George Reed, Overseer Lloyd Ware, Lecturer Ann Taylor, Steward Robert Lewis, Assistant Steward Oscar Grossmar, Chaplain Arreta Ware, Secretary Barbara Sherman, Gate Keeper Carol Reed, Ceres Sue Widowski, Pomona Helen Parker, and Flora Damela Pratt.
Executive Committee Arreta Ware, Helen Parker.
Lecturer Ann Taylor announced the winners of the photo and art contest.
Carol Reed in two categories for photography, Pamela Pratt for one and George Read won for his watercolor of Fort Ontario in 1755.
For more information on the Grange, contact George Reed at (315) 216-4266.