In Town Focus

The following events were being planned when the Drummer went to press. However, closures and cancellations may have occurred since that time. Please check organization websites or call contact numbers for updated information.

Granby Lions support blood drive

The Granby Lions Club is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The First Congregational Church of Granby, located on Rte.189, has graciously allowed use of its hall for this drive.

Women’s Breakfast

The next Women’s Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. at Granby Senior Center. Holcomb Farm’s Past and Present will be presented by Joseph O’Grady, Farm Manager. To register call 860-844-5352. Cost $4.

4-H Bottle/Can Drives

Please consider donating your bottles/cans to the Granby 4-H Robotics program. Each of the three 4-H robotics teams made it to the 2021 World Championship and each received a World Championship Award.

Men’s Breakfast

The next Granby Men’s Breakfast Zoom meeting is Friday, Nov. 12. Don Rethke and the Granby Robotics Team will present a live demonstration.

Lions Selling Birdseed

The Granby Lions is conducting its 26th Annual Birdseed Sale. Orders may be placed up to Nov. 6, for pickup or delivery on Nov. 13.

Cossitt Tradition: Holiday Gift Book Tree

Please help Cossitt’s Friends continue our holiday tradition of providing children’s books to include in Granby’s Department of Social Services annual Holiday Gift packages for families.    

Food Safety Training

On Saturday, Nov. 13, the First Congregational Church of Granby will host a food safety training class and certification exam. The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is recognized nationally and meets food service licensing requirements for the State of Connecticut. 

Men’s Breakfast

The next Granby Men’s Breakfast e-meeting is Friday, Oct. 8. We are fortunate to have our friend Jerry Ledger discussing the Farmington Valley Greenway. Our speaker begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.