There were 60 children and parents at the Pike Grange Community Christmas party on Dec. 18.

Everyone sang "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and "Away in a Manger," followed by the story, "God Gave Us Christmas." The youngest child received the book after the reading. Santanah Yerger received the book at two and half years old.

Prizes were then given to all the children. They sang "Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and then "Jingle Bells." They marched around the room and then down the stairs where the man in red was waiting to talk to all the children.

The children played corn hole as the activity for the evening.

Winners were: 5 year-old, Nathan Morris, 6 year-olds, Serria Connelley and Kenna Gnes, 7 year-olds, Nicholas Stropki and Joe Slatzer, 9 year-olds, Lucas Mosberger and Michael Yarger. Each chose a gift of their choice.

Second-place winners received a gift of their choice. They were: 5 year-old , Abigail Mangeris and 7 year-old, Trinity Connelley.

The next Grange meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 8. The time of the meeting has changed to 6:30 p.m.

The convention report will be given by president/master Jane Barr, who was the delegate for Stark County.

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