Flowerama Columbus has great flowers and gifts for Grandparents Day!

Flowerama Columbus We Operate 4 Flower Shops In The Columbus Ohio Area Columbus, Ohio | Reynoldsburg Ohio | Westerville Ohio | Whitehall Ohio Grandparents Day is just around the corner. Why not spoil and surprise that wonder grandparent with a lovely flower arrangement or gift from Flowerama Columbus! Do you have special and fond memories of your grandparents? I know I do. Still remember visiting my grandparents on certain weekends as we lived in the same town at one point. My grandmother, even after a long day of standing on her feet in the ladies department at JCPenney would bring us to her house. She would make us hot chocolate Ovaltine and basically let us have the run of her house. The history of this Nationally recognized day started in 1969 when a young nine year old boy, Russell Capper wrote a letter to President Nixon asking to make a special day for Grandparents. Russell received a thank you note back but it said these types of special observance days needed to be authorized by Congress. However, a housewife from West Virginia, Marian McQuade, kept up her fight for a national  holiday to honor grandparents and finally won her cause in 1978. Marian was a kind and caring person who spent many years visiting nursing homes and was touched by the loneliness of the seniors she met and how grateful they were when she would visit them. It was this loneliness and sadness of these older people that lead Marian to lobby for a special day that might encourage the younger family members or just young people in general to take time to visit these senior citizens in nursing homes. On August 3, 1978,  President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation to designate the first Sunday [...]