Grassroots Grannies are out to turn the tide again with ride that starts in Stittsville

Ottawa Community News. August 31, 2017. By Brian Dryden The Grassroot Grannies are about to get on their bicycles and start pedalling for a good cause again as the 8th annual Ride To Turn The Tide event is slated to start on Sept. 6 in Stittsville. Participants in the 2016 Ride to Turn the Tide gather in front of the Bushtukah store in Stittsville as Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson (centre) cuts the green rib ... Continue Reading »

Fall supper to help African grandmothers

Portage Daily Graphic. August 31, 2017. Grandmothers Giving fall supper to help African grandmothers  Sunday Sept. 10, is Grandparents Day around the world?   This special day honours the important role grandparents play in our lives. To commemorate this day, Grandmothers Giving of Portage la Prairie is hosting its 11th Annual Fall Supper at the Herman Prior Centre. This event is a special time for f ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: August 2017

Welcome to the Granny Bulletin, your source for news, stories and information about exciting initiatives from the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.   In this Granny Bulletin: Tanzanian Grandmothers Gathering 2018 Spotlight on Australia More Grandmothers Book News Grandmothers Campaign Member Awarded Order of Manitoba Fundraising Corner: Announcing the Grandmothers Campai ... Continue Reading »

Vancouver Island Grandmothers Ready to Ride

Campbell River Mirror. August 24, 2017. By Alistair Taylor Once again Campbell River’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers will set off from Campbell River’s Rotary Beach Park Sept. 8 to ride in support of the Victoria Grandmothers for Africa 275-kilometre bicycle tour. Karen King is one of two Campbell River members of Grandmothers to Grandmothers who will ride to Victoria in support of the Grandmothers for Africa ri ... Continue Reading »

Artists create chairs for Powell River Art Chair Auction

Powell River Peak. August 23, 2017. By David Brindle Among the chairs up for bid at Powell River’s Art Chair Auction is America by Powell River artist Paul Paiero. Paiero’s chair is as garish as United States president Donald Trump and his penchant for gold. The artist was inspired to create a throne: a low-brow, gaudy, gold-painted and bejewelled toilet. “That’s an easy one to like,” said Powell Rive ... Continue Reading »