Magazine News

August 10, 2007

Grand’s Greatest Grandparent Contest

Send your rockin’ Granny on a cruise! Grand, the official magazine for grandparents, is partnering with a children’s charity to hold a contest to find the happeningest grandma or grandpa for title of Grandparent of the Year. The winner gets a 7-day sabbatical in the Caribbean:

There are 79 million grandparents in the U.S.,
and grandparents are the primary caregivers for nearly 6 million
children. One of them will cruise the Caribbean for seven nights as
grandparent of the year.

KidsPeace, a charity that helps kids in crisis, is teaming with
GRAND, a magazine for active boomer grandparents, to conduct the
contest as a tie-in with National Grandparents Day (Sept. 9).

Visit to
submit your name, the nominee’s name and a 100-or-less-word essay on
what makes the grandparent in your life so grand. Deadline is Sept. 5.

About the Author

Michelle Ryan
Michelle Ryan
Michelle Ryan is obsessed with good food, great shoes and Alabama football way down South in Savannah, Georgia. She hasn’t met a kitchen gadget she hasn’t at least thought about buying (trying them is another story) and devotes her time to Bikram Yoga, baking and trying to overcome long-held finicky eating habits.