December Granny Bulletin: Ask Her Talks videos available!

In this Granny Bulletin: Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers Ask Her Talks Videos Available! A brief reminder to groups that any funds requiring a 2015 tax receipt must be postmarked on or before December 31st.  Thank you!   Dearest Grandmothers and Grandothers, As this is the final Granny Bulletin of 2015, and we know that many of you are already happily surrounded by grandchildren and family, we’ll kee ... Continue Reading »

Bronte Grandmothers decorate Oakville with Red Scarf Campaign

Oakville Beaver.  December 6, 2015. photo by Graham Paine – Oakville Beaver (@halton_photog)Bronte Grandmothers for Africa decorated three trees in front of the Kerr Street Mission (KSM) and Oakville Seniors Recreation Centre with red scarfs, with a message that should anyone need a warm scarf, to please take one. Pictured, from left, are: Irene Richards, Gary O’Neill, KSM executive director, Wendy Belcher ... Continue Reading »

Update: Grandmothers Campaign Trip to South Africa

Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers, In the Granny Bulletin last month, we told you about the upcoming national Grandmothers Gathering in South Africa, and an opportunity for members of the Grandmothers Campaign to attend as delegates. We shared the Information Kit, but we’re also now happy to share the Application.  You can find it, along with the Participant Commitments at T ... Continue Reading »

‘Wool-bombed’ park warms up HIV awareness

Brant News. December 2, 2015. By: Brian Shypula A chain of allies needed to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic was linked by nearly 100 bright red scarves in Victoria Park on Tuesday. WORLD AIDS DAYPhoto by Brian Shypula, Brant NewsTim McClemont, left, Susan Butcher and Jean Pierre Mukuna show some of the red scarves available free for the taking at a World AIDS Day ceremony in Victoria Park in downtown Brantford on Tues ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers get crafty for global market

Campbell River Mirror. December 1, 2015. (Contributed.) Mirror editor Alistair Taylor (centre) experienced a grandmotherly intervention last week when Vicki Simmons (left) and Karen King of Campbell River’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers gave him a recycling bin cover which they will be selling at this weekend’s Fair Trade Global Market at Timberline School. — Image Credit: Mike Davies After his column (Wednes ... Continue Reading »