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Why I Love My Grandparents Essay Contest
To celebrate the important role grandparents play in the lives of grandchildren and their families, AARP North Dakota is sponsoring a “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Essays can be written about a grandparent or grandparents, living or deceased. Essays must be written in English and be typed or legibly handwritten. Essays should not exceed 300 words for elementary students (ages 6-10); 500 words for middle school students (ages 11-14); 750 words for high school students (ages 15-18). Complete contest rules can be found at www.aarp.org/nd. The entry deadline is July 11.

Entrants must include their name, date of birth, mail address, e-mail address, and phone number with their entry. Mail entries to AARP North Dakota, Attn: Grandparents Day Essay Contest, 107 W. Main Ave., Suite 125, Bismarck, ND 58501.

The top entry in each of three age divisions will receive a $250 prize. Winners will be announced on or near Grandparent’s Day on September 7.