Thursday, 27 August 2020 13:16

The Wesley Foundation Seeking Nominations for Greatest Grandparents Club

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Wesley Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs, will recognize the area’s most senior family members by welcoming a new class of honorees to the Saratoga Greatest Grandparents Club.

Families are welcome to nominate their grandparent or great-grandparent for recognition at Nominations should describe why the grandparent is the greatest in 100 words or less. Images and short video submissions will also be accepted. The nomination deadline is Monday, Sept. 1 at 4 p.m.

All honorees will be recognized during the Saratoga Grandparents Day virtual celebration on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to noon. The event, which celebrates the importance of family in conjunction with National Grandparents Day, will be hosted at The Wesley Community’s Facebook page.

“Grandparents Day is a day to celebrate the members of our families who serve as an invaluable resource of stories and experiences from which we can all learn and grow,” said The Wesley Community’s CEO Brian Nealon. “After years of working, raising families and contributing to society, this day provides all of us with an opportunity to thank our grandparents for making such a difference in our lives.”

The Saratoga Grandparents Day online celebration will kick off with a video recognizing the 2020 class of the Greatest Grandparents Club. The hour-long event will also include virtual activities and giveaways.

Virtual attendance is free. Donations are also being accepted online at All proceeds support the continued renovation of the Springs building at the Wesley Health Care Center. The residence serves older adults who may have significant, chronic medical needs requiring daily assistance.

Sponsors of Saratoga Grandparents Day include Angerame Architects, The Fort Miller Group, Marshall & Sterling Insurance, and Ray Martin/Crescent Hill Partners. The event is chaired by Wesley Foundation Board Member Timothy Busch.

For more information about Saratoga Grandparents Day, visit

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