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Celebrate Grandparents Day at Oshkosh Seniors Center

9:34 PM, Aug. 29, 2013
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How do you celebrate Grandparents Day? Do you assume it is a made-up holiday for the greeting card companies? Well you would be wrong. In 1970, Marian McQuade, from West Virginia, initiated a campaign to set aside a special day just for Grandparents. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes and shut-ins. She also hoped to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide. Marian McQuade and her husband had 15 children, 40 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

The first Grandparents Day was proclaimed ...

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