Every Grange has projects that it carries out to meet community needs. Grange efforts aim to make the community a better place to work and live in. Grange members strengthen the Grange organization while carrying out purposeful community service.
The Dartmouth Grange Community Citizen Award
First, looking outward, the Dartmouth Grange honors people or organizations in Dartmouth and the surrounding area for their work helping others. The following is a list of recipients of the Dartmouth Grange Community Citizen Award:
1998 Norma Vaz 1999 Kevin Lee 2000 Pauline and Nelson Riding 2001 Leslie Badham (DNRT), Dr. J Greer McBratney 2002 Mrs. Brenneke and the boys 2003 Sue Guiducci 2004 Ed Pimental 2006 Stanley Goldstein 2009 Amy Thurber, YMCA Sharing the Harvest Farm Project, United Way of Greater New Bedford Hunger Commission 2010 Paul LaVasseur 2012 Sue and Neil Van Sloun 2013 Derek Christianson 2014 Albert E. Lees III 2015 Fred Dabney 2016 Gabrielle Monteiro, Susan Murray Wood