Gray-Haired Granny Visits Budding Authors at FVES

Gray-Haired Granny and Linda Cole cooked up a BIG surprise for her fourth grade class.  Granny would visit Fuquay-Varina Elementary School to share with 24 excited students what gets her so fired up – WRITING!

So, on May 23rd and 24th, Granny made a guest appearance at the school in Fuquay-Varina, NC.  And, let me tell ya’, she pulled out all the stops!  She read to them StoryTime Club’s newest release, Mr. Tootenspieler and His Fabulous, Ginormous One Man Band, and parts of the chapter book she’s currently working on, The Amazing Misadventures of Mike Mega with Dr. U.B. Strong or My Taste Buds Almost Killed Me and Other Confessions.

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Jean Millard Honored: 2011 Woman of the Year

Jean Millard 2011 Woman of the Year
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Recognized by the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and Cleveland School Rotary

Willow Spring, NC — January, 19, 2012 — Jean Millard, Founder and President of StoryTime Club, Inc., announced today she was recently recognized as the 2011 Woman of the Year.  She received this honor from the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Cleveland School Rotary on January 9, 2012, at the GCCC’s annual banquet.

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Gray-Haired Granny Makes Guest Appearance on the My Carolina Today Show

I’ll never forget 11/11/11. That’s the blustery Friday morning I drove over to the NBC 17 Studios. The cold, piercing wind seemed to blow right through me. Were they ever going to let me, Gray-Haired Granny, in the building? Well, thankfully, I finally realized that little buzz I kept hearing was actually the receptionist telling me to ‘open the door!’

Whew!!!  Was I ever glad to get out of that wind! After a brief wait, a nice young lady ushered me back to the studio. And right there, sitting pretty as a picture, were the co-hosts of My Carolina Today Show, Valonda Calloway and Sharon Delaney. Continue reading “Gray-Haired Granny Makes Guest Appearance on the My Carolina Today Show” »

Dr. P.K. Vyas Does It Again!

Dr. P.K. Vyas and Paulette Kennison of Eastern Carolina Medical Center in Benson have done it again!  They continue to give back to the communities where they live and serve.

This time, they’re doing their part to “Help Stop Bullying Now!” for all the 2nd graders at North Harnett Primary School in Angier.

Recently, Dr. Vyas welcomed Gray-Haired Granny as his new patient.  Upon hearing she’d soon be rolling out her nationwide grassroots campaign to “Help Stop Bullying Now!,” Dr. Vyas was intrigued.  “This is just the kind of thing we like to participate in,” he said.  “Be sure to see our office manager before you leave today.” Continue reading “Dr. P.K. Vyas Does It Again!” »

Gray-Haired Granny Appears at Music in the Streets

Music In The Streets Lineup Offers Variety

Contributing Editor

Published: Thursday, May 20, 2010 2:15 AM EDT

Gray-Haired Granny Reads to Children
Gray-Haired Granny Reads to Children

The Music in the Streets lineup for Friday offers an array of entertainment.

Travis Proctor starts the evening on the main stage before moving to the Turnage Theater for an 8:30 p.m. performance. Admission to the show at the Turnage is $5 a person.

Travis Proctor is a solo acoustic musician who has performed at many North Carolina and Virginia fairs and festivals, including the Down East Festival, the Blooming Festival, the Hospice Regatta and the North Carolina Seafood Festival. He spent the last two winter seasons performing in Marathon in the Florida Keys.

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Kindergarten Students Go “Wild About Wellness”

Kindergarten Students from Washington Street Elementary School listen in as Gray-Haired Granny, Jean Millard talks about the negative impacts of bullying during the Wild About Wellness event held May 12.

Students participate in a relay at the Wild About Wellness Event held May 12. The annual event is designed to encourage Kindergarten students to make healthy lifestyle choices for eating, physical activity and emotional health. Parachute fun, dancing, fresh fruit, relays and cheers – all of these are activities from this year’s “Wild About Wellness” celebration.

The event brings Kindergarten students from all over Richmond County together to celebrate physical activity, healthy eating and other lifestyle choices.

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