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[News] Sisters plan grandparents ball using new DiverseAbility Microgrant funding

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Red carpet, professional photos

This fall, Rylee Lynch, 22, will break out her old prom dress and give it a second spin on the dance floor. That's because she and her sister Carlee Lynch were awarded a microgrant to hold a grandparents ball.

"It can be a grandparent or an honorary grandparent — just a senior in your life that you look up to. We're going to have a red carpet, hopefully some pictures," said Rylee Lynch. 

The pair are Broome's daughters. Rylee Lynch has worked as a educational assistant and a child and youth worker, while her older sister has worked with seniors.

They saw the grandparents ball as a way of bringing two generations and their two areas of expertise together, while helping address social isolation.

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  • Date

    Aug 24, 2023

  • By

    Jackie Sharkey, CBC News


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