Corriher Grange members attended the NC State Grange annual session in Charlotte September 9-13.
Grangers visited the Billy Graham Library on Friday morning. During the afternoon, statewide awards were presented.
Corriher Grange nominees and winners included: Granger of the Year Kenneth Corriher; Family of the Year Lonnie and Julie Hoffner; Farm of the Year Barnhardt Farms, LLC; Teacher of the Year Dora Greene; Firefighter of the Year Frank Greene; Fire Department of the Year Atwell Fire Department.
The awards show attendees included Kenneth Corriher and his children, Anita Howell and Doug Corriher; Lonnie and Julie Hoffner; Carrie and Adam Barnhardt and the children, Tucker and Macie; and Frank Greene.
Kathy Irvin won second place in nut pie and Jonas Greene won second place in pencil / pen / ink in the youth category.
On Saturday afternoon, members of Corriher Grange were elected to state posts. The election results included: David Allen, vice president; Bobbie Dellinger, Program Director; Crystal Allen, lady assistant steward; Philip Duncan, host; and Vinnie Duncan, Board of Directors.
Corriher members attending the session included: David and Crystal Allen; ClÃ©ment and Lenora Bost; Bobbie and Jimmy Dellinger; Vinnie and Philip Duncan; Katie Greene; John Karriker; and Jan Williams.
Corriher Grange is located in Rowan County at 1585 Corriher Grange Road, Mooresville.
La Grange is a grassroots, family-owned, community-service organization with a particular interest in agriculture and designed to help meet the needs of people, young and old, through a cooperative effort with government and others organizations that also seek the greatest good for the greatest number. . Visit www.ncgrange.com for more information.