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PTO to Host Grandparents Day Lunch Sept 7th

Carolina Beach Elementary School’s PTO will celebrate Grandparents Day Friday, September 7th, 2012. Grandparents are asked to join their grandchildren during their lunch break for a very special treat!  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. Mrs. McQuade wanted Grandparents Day to be a family day. She envisioned families enjoying small, private gatherings, perhaps even a family reunion, or participating in community events. For more information, please check-out our website by clicking on “EVENTS”, then “PTO” on school’s website at www.nhcs.net/cbes