11/13/2017: "1st Place In State Contest"
In June of 2017, Eric Sable represented Friday Harbor Grange #225 at the Washington State Grange Convention held at Ocean Shores, WA. Eric played a harmonica with a “beat box vibe.” Eric took first place at that June competition and was chosen to represent Washington State at the National Grange Convention.
This year’s National Grange “Evening of Excellence” was held Nov. 10th, 2017, at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, WA.
Friday Harbor Grange #225, and the two pictured San Juan Island cheer leaders, April Esposito and Jillian Urbach, went to Spokane with Eric, to represent San Juan Island community at the 2017 National Grange Convention.
Eric took 1st place in the instrumental division for playing three harmonicas with a “beat box vibe.” The yearly National Grange’s “Evening of Excellence” showcases talent from all around the United States.
This year’s showcased talent also included: banjo playing, piano playing, singing, signing, speaking, and variety acts.