Sunday September 8 is National Grandparents Day.
Here is the history of this holiday from http://legacyproject.org/guides/gpdhistory.html
|THE HISTORY OF GRANDPARENTS DAY from Legacyproject.org|
|National Grandparents Day falls each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. It’s not a holiday invented to sell cards and flowers. It was initiated at the grassroots level by West Virginian Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade, with the behind-the-scenes support of her husband Joseph L. McQuade. They had 15 children, 43 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. After being married for over 60 years, Mr. McQuade passed away in 2001. Mrs. McQuade passed away in 2008.There are three purposes for National Grandparents Day:
LESSON PLANS AND FREE ACTIVITIES FOR GRANDPARENTS DAY http://www.nationalgrandparentsday.com/activities.html