GRAND Magazine is pleased to present this year’s winners and 10 finalists, all nominated by GRAND readers. This award is sponsored by REALforMe.com – Powered by Humana, 1800Flowers.com, American Humane Association and Mattel, Inc.
Introduction by Jack Levine: A Labor of Love
Trust me on this: Choosing 10 finalists for the 2011 GRANDparent of the [...]
Our nation’s experience with great challenges forces us to pose one basic question: “What is really important – to ourselves, to our families, and to our collective community?”
Let’s remember to learn the lessons of our family historians, our tour guides to another time and to places we have never been and may never again [...]
I’m perceiving a troubling trend which strikes at the heart of a basic tenet of what makes our country great….the value of government service and the important role of programs supported by government which are implemented through private sector partners at the community level.
I am astonished by the rhetoric which is a far cry [...]
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month across the nation. Focusing on prevention is a most noble calling. Learning from mistakes is valuable, but keeping bad things from happening is an even higher priority.
Here is a menu of eight options we can consider to prevent violence and promote safety at home and in our community:
As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s remember that the holiday’s name is a compound word – Thanks and Giving. Please take a few moments to consider these ideas for enhancing the celebration of Thanksgiving and the entire holiday season ahead.
First, each of us has much to be thankful for – our lives, families, friendships, and [...]
I recently had the opportunity to meet one of the nation’s true pioneers, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court (in 1991 by President Ronald Reagan), Justice O’Connor served for 25-years on the nation’s highest court, retiring for personal reasons due to the needs of her husband, John, who [...]
One of the highlights of the 15th International GU Conference was a keynote address by Marc Freedman, founder of Civic Ventures www.civicventures.org, a leading expert in how our nation’s 78-million boomers are positioned to positively impact their communities, the business/employment sector, and philanthropic initiatives.
Marc’s research has revealed Americans of varying backgrounds are intensely interested [...]