Submitted by Terri Evans

The sixth annual Grandparent Connection Spaghetti Dinner, presented by the Rotary Club of Brunswick, honored local grand-families. The event featured a family-style dinner, creative arts projects and music activities for children of all ages. Complimentary child care was also available. District 6920 of Rotary International writes a grant each year for this event. More than 150 people attended.

Grandparents or other family members who are raising their grandchildren also could participate in three break-out sessions for education on family-related legal needs, literacy and health and wellness.E

Each family received a raffle prize and all families received a goody bag full of contributions from community organizations.

Foresters Insurance also provided backpacks filled with school supplies for each child in attendance.

Pictured are Anthony Smith, from left, top, Lindsey Smith, Brittney Smith, Catherine Ray, grandmother, and Gracie Smith.