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By Richard Lefever
For The Sentinel 

Holiday Pies provide scholarships


December 5, 2018


PIES ON PARADE: Pies line tables at the Goldendale Grange under the watchful eyes of Grange pie makers. The Grange's holiday pies are sold to fund scholarships for area young people.

Had you driven by the local Grange Hall immediately prior to Thanksgiving, you would have thought the grange had opened a new bakery. The unmistakable aroma of pies baking in the grange ovens was seeping from the building and permeating the entire neighborhood.

Scrumptious pies hand made in the Goldendale Grange kitchen have been subsidizing the Grange scholarship fund since 1990. Two early Goldendale Grange members, Harold and June Adkins, established the first scholarship account in 1971. Their original endowment provided for two scholarships of $250 a year, one for a boy and one for a girl. The scholarship recipients' parents or grandparents were required to be Goldendale Grange membe...

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