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Attention: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

4/18/2011 12:00am

Grand Rapids Community College is presenting “Balance Caring for them While Caring for you,” a training for Grandparents raising Grandchildren.

The event is Friday, May 6, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Grand Rapids Community College DeVos Campus (Sneden Hall, Multipurpose Room) located at 415 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503

There is a requested $5 donation, but, no one will be denied participation based on inability to contribute. Donations allow for continued and expanded services to grandparents in West Michigan.


Topics will include:

Advice on Raising Grandchildren

  • Bullying: What to know/How to deal with it
  • Raising Children in Today’s World

Lunch and Speaker

  • Proper Nutrition for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Caring for You:

  • Exercise and Wellness
  • Relationships: Dealing with Adult Children


How to Register:

Registration is available by telephone or online through the Grand Rapids Community College Continuing Education and Professional Development Office. To register you will need to include your name, birth date, address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address.

Phone: (616) 234-3400

Online: www.grcc.edu/workforcetraining

(select Older Learner Center)

Driving instructions and campus parking information will be provided to participants upon registration.


#1 Irene Gunnink said:

i would love/need to attend this event but it is a no school day for my 10 and 7 year grandsons --- is childcare available???

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