Call for grandparent nominations: 30 to win shopping spree

Grandmother and Grandfather, Grandma and Grandpa, Nana and Grandpop – no matter what you call these special family members – they deserve to be spoiled at Scottsdale Promenade on Grandparents Day.

Children, teens and adults are invited to nominate their grandparents for the opportunity to be guests of honor at the Grandparents Day Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 13, at Scottsdale Promenade, located at Frank Lloyd Wright and North Scottsdale Road.

In 200 words or less explain “Why My Grandparent deserves a $200 shopping spree at Scottsdale Promenade.”

Submit a separate nomination form for each grandparent you want to nominate by the Sept. 4 entry deadline. Nomination forms are available at, at most stores and restaurants at Scottsdale, Promenade, or via e-mail request to

According to a press release, Scottsdale Promenade will select 30 grandparents as the VIP guests of the Grandparents Day Celebration on Sept. 13. The selected grandparents, escorted by the grandchildren/adults who nominated them, will each be honored at the Grandparents Day luncheon at Maggiano’s restaurant and will go on a $200 shopping spree.

Many stores and businesses at Scottsdale Promenade are offering all grandparents special treats on Grandparents Day such as complimentary shoe shines at Cobbler’s Den, free churros at SomeBurros, two regular yogurts for $5.99 at Golden Spoon, and $1 off beverages at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, the release stated.

Send questions about nominating grandparents to or call Very Special Events at 800-214-3020.

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