Congratulations to Rollie Olson, member of the Oliver H. Kelley Grange, winner of the 2018 Grassroots Activism Award Winner! This scholarship was awarded by National Grange and is sponsored annually by Potomac Grange #1. Only two awards are given out each year to help Grangers across the country attend the annual National Grange Legislative Fly-In in Washington, D.C.
To successfully apply applicants must:
1) Complete the application form
2) Provide copies of letters/emails written to state or national representatives or letters to the editor advocating on behalf of the Grange for a specific policy or issue
3) Write a 2,500-3,000 word essay illustrating the merits of a National Grange policy and a plan for Grange members across the country to advocate on behalf of that policy
Mr. Olson was chosen the recipient of this award due to his hard work, dedication, and outstanding application. Several members of the Oliver H. Kelley Grange will be attending the Fly-In along with Mr. Olson and are excited to see him accept the award.
This is the third member of the Oliver H. Kelley Grange to be awarded this prestigious scholarship from National Grange.