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Grandparents Day

IMG_1186.JPGSunday, September 9th is Grandparents Day. 36 U.S.C. §125 states this commemorative day is designated the first Sunday after Labor Day. U.S. President Jimmy Carter declared the first National Grandparents Day in 1978 in a presidential proclamation.

Grandparents play an important role in their families' lives. According to information from the U.S. Census Bureau, 6.7 million grandparents had grandchildren under 18 living in their household in 2009. According to information from AARP, more than 18,000 grandparents in Utah are responsible for grandchildren living with them.

If you're a grandparent in Utah, you might be interested in the following resources:

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