JOSEPH — The Hurricane Creek Grange of Joseph has been busy this summer handing out donations to benefit local institutions and individuals, according to a press release.

On July 20, the grange presented a check for $1,000 to the Wallowa County Museum in Joseph. The donation will go toward the purchase of three televisions and three chairs, the release stated. The TVs are to be used to inform the public about the Nez Perce Tribe, World War II and local farms and ranches.

Also, the grange presented three local youths with college scholarships of $500 each. They went to:

• Aubrina Melville, who graduated from Enterprise High School. She is attending South Dakota State University to study animal science and agriculture business.

• Brianna Micka, who graduated from Joseph High School. She is going to Eastern Oregon University to study agriculture education and elementary education.

• Casidee Harrod, who graduated from Enterprise High School. She is going to the Oregon Institute of Technology to study dental hygiene.

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