Grange Week 2023 was celebrated by Ravena Grange on Monday April 17, at the Grange Hall. The program began with a special presentation of a check to Shannon Ruso & Devin O'Connor representing the proceedes from a Roast Beef dinner along with other donations recived from local folks and organizations, and from Grangers all over the United States; to aid their rebuilding efforts stemming from the complete loss of their home by fire in February.
Town Supervisor George D. McHugh was on hand with a Proclamation designating the month of April as Grange Month in the Town of Coeymans. County Legislator Zack Collins was on hand for the event. Subsequently the Albany County Legislature issued a Grange Month Proclamation covering the Granges in Albany County.
Program Director Jeff Ruso introduced Tom Sweeney, who delighted the attendees with a presentation of pictures dating from the late 1800's of people a buildings in and around Stephensville, now known as Alcove.
Refreshments and a fellowship time followed the meeting.