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AARP Michigan Celebrates Grandparents

AARP Michigan will celebrate the important role grandparents play in our lives with several activities planned in September.

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Winners of the 3rd Annual “Why I Love My Grandparents” Essay Contest will be announced on National Grandparents Day, Sept. 9.

The contest, which is open to Michigan elementary through high school students ages 6 through 18, is under way.

Essays can be written about one or more grandparents, living or deceased. Entries will be judged in three age categories: 6-10, with a 300 word limit; 11-14 with a 500 word limit; and 15-18 with a 750 word limit.

The Third Place winner will receive a Kindle Fire, Second Place winner will receive a Nook, and the Grand Prize winner will receive an Apple iPad.

Entries must include name, address, age, school, grade, phone number and email address.

Essays must be mailed or emailed by Aug. 1, to:
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