Deerfield Mayor Announces Jerry Witkovsky Day March 20

March 20 will be been named Jerry Witkovsky Day in the Village of Deerfield, to honor the long time Grandparenting Activist’s 89th birthday. Please join Mayor Rosenthal at Deerfield Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Road, on March 20 at 7:30 p.m for the ceremony.   Read more about the honor and Jerry in the Chicago Tribune/Deerfield Review. Jerry Witkovsky is…

Jerry Witkovsky with Grandson

A Grandparent Connection Theory of Change: Transforming Relationships and Community

  Grandparents have a transformative effect on their family when they teach their skills, manifest their creativity and give voice to their passions. I set up my first Grandparent Connection School Program at Deerfield High School in 2009. The Deerfield High School grandparent program is still going strong. Over 300 grandparents attended the star event…

7 Ways to Learn What’s Going on at your Grandchild’s School

“How’s school going” not the same bright conversation starter as it was when your grandkids were young? Busy parents not always communicating upcoming events? What’s a grandparent to do? Here are 7 ideas to learn about what’s going on at your Grandchild’s School. Check the School Website Watch the website at your grandchild’s school. Look…