The First Sunday in September is National Grandparents' Day.
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History of Grandparents' Day
1970 - Marian McQuade from West Virginia spearheaded the campaign to have a national Grandparents Day. It was first advocated for lonely elderly residents in nursing homes and for shut-ins.
1978 - Grandparents Day was officially proclaimed by President Jimmy Carter.
Official Flower of Grandparents' Day - Forget-Me-Nots
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This page was last updated on September 4, 2017.