So you have your video or essay ready and you want to nominate your grandparents? There are a few things noted below that you should know.


Ready to make your nomination?




The deadline for nominations is March 22 at 11:59 pm. If you’re having problems making the deadline, just give us a heads-up, we may be able to help! E-mail Pamela Mayberry (

You’re Invited

You’re invited! We will honor those nominated at the Grandparents of the Year ceremony:

April 18th at 4:00pm at Marcum Conference Center Room 154-158.

There is a reception following the event, so don’t miss out!! Your grandparent(s) are invited to the event along with you! It’s okay if they aren’t able to make it, come anyway and share in the tradition!

Everyone is Honored

Every grandparent who is nominated will receive a Miami Grandparent pin and a certificate of recognition. Trust us, they’ll feel very honored by this!

We’ll also be recognizing extraordinary stories with additional awards at the event. If your story is highlighted, we’ll contact you in the weeks prior to the event.

Be Social

Let us and all your friends  know you made you submission by tweeting us with the hashtag #miamigrandparents and #MiamiOH. If you made a video and posted it to youtube, include your link so others can hear your story!

Have any question? Don’t hesitate to contact us! E-mail Pamela Mayberry at

Grandparents of the Year is presented by
Scripps Gerontology Center


In collaboration with the Knolls of Oxford


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