August 2018 Newsletter

GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – AUGUST 2018 AUGUST MEETING Guns on Campus – How and Why We Resist Monday, August 27, 2018    4:00 – 5:45 p.m.  Colonial Church in Prairie Village (lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road The debate continues unabated, five years after the Kansas Legislature approved allowing guns on college campuses, with the law went …

July 2018 Newsletter

  GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – JULY 2018   JULY MEETING   A Tale of Two Countries   Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.  Colonial Church in Prairie Village (lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road We’ve all seen statistics comparing gun deaths, gun ownership and gun laws in various countries and sadly, the United States …

June 2018 Newsletter

  GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2018   JUNE MEETING   Arming Teachers: Reading, Writing & now Remingtons?   Monday, June 25, 2018, 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.  Colonial Church in Prairie Village (lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road It’s a question up for seemingly endless debate: how to keep kids safe from school shooters. Rather than …

May 2018 Newsletter

GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE   UPCOMING EVENTS   Here’s the SCOOP: It’s an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social!   Thursday, May 24 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (the former King Louie West) 8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park Please note the change from our usual meeting date and location!   This is a great opportunity to visit …

April 2018 Newsletter

  GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2018   APRIL MEETING March for Our Lives KC – Through the Eyes of Local Student Organizers Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.  Colonial Church in Prairie Village (lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road They’ve impressed us with their poise and passion. At our April meeting, we’ll meet …

March 2018 Newsletter

  GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2018   MARCH MEETING Bullying: Stopping It Before It Starts Monday, March 26, 2018, 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.  Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road Experts tell us bullying and being bullied are both major contributors to gun violence. Many times the child who was bullied …

February 2018 Newsletter

GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE   FEBRUARY MEETING REMINDER   Social Media – Learning to Love It and Use It! Monday, February 26, 2018, from 4-5:45 p.m. Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Lower level, east side at back) 7039 Mission Road We’ve known social media is the best way to communicate with grandchildren, spread the word about an event and share …

January 2018 Newsletter

  GRANDPARENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2018   JANUARY MEETING – JOIN US! Make One More New Year’s Resolution Monday, January 22, 4:00 – 5:45 pm Colonial Church in Prairie Village (lower level at back)  7039 Mission Road We hope you’ll Make One More New Year’s Resolution after attending our January program focusing on volunteering. Jamie Berry, who led Kansas …