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Friday, September 11, 2009

Grandparents Day luncheon planned

• KINGSPORT — New Vision Youth in partnership with Brothers of Clinch Mountain Lodge No. 531 and Daughters of Dunbar Temple No. 344 will hold a “Happy Grandparents Day” luncheon Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Elks Auditorium, 1018 Martin Luther King Drive. Admission is free. The menu will include homemade potato and creamy chicken vegetable soup, fruit cup, crackers, corn bread, salads, tea, coffee and water. There will be door prizes and recognition for the oldest and youngest grandparents and the grandparents with the most grandchildren. Entertainment will be provided by Miss Pinkie Horton and the Conquerers. For more information contact Johnnie Mae Swagerty, New Vision Youth director, at 246-6623.

This event will be streamed live on the Douglass Website, beginning at 11 AM Saturday.

On Sunday, National Grandparents Day, we will feature on the Douglass Website, a number of stories and remembrances of some of our grandparents in Riverview, and what made them special to us.