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Old Lyric Players to Honor National Grandparents Day

In 1970, a West Virginia housewife, Marian McQuade, initiated a campaign to set aside a special day just for Grandparents.  Through concerted efforts on the part of civic, business, church and political leaders, this campaign expanded statewide.  Senator Jennings Randolph (D-WV) was especially instrumental in the project.  The first Grandparents Day was proclaimed in 1973 in West Virginia.  Also in 1973, Senator Randolph introduced ...

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