In light of National Grandparents Day, School of Rock has partnered with Caring Across Generations (https://owa.fishmanpr.com/
“As School of Rock continues to touch the lives of students across the nation, we’re seeing a growing number of parents and grandparents enroll in classes and even open their own locations after they watch their children grow as musicians and perform the rock and roll songs they grew up listening to,” said Dzana Homan, CEO of School of Rock. “It’s truly remarkable to see how music touches the lives of all generations, and through this exciting new partnership, we’ll be able to engage young people and inspire them to share their amazing grandparents with the world.”
School of Rock Flower Mound co-owner Darryl Williams was inspired to bring School of Rock to his community after he witnessed his two grandsons build confidence and develop professional skills in such a short period of time. Through School of Rock’s unique programs, his grandsons were able to reach their dreams of becoming rock stars and spent the past summer performing at renowned venues across the country. Williams recently enrolled his granddaughter in School of Rock and even learned to play the bass so he can connect with his grandkids on a deeper level. The rockin’ grandfather also started a weekly jam session at the school for adults of all ages to come together and share their love for rock and roll music, creating the ultimate throwback experience.
ThrowbackSummer kicked off with "ThrowbackYearbook (https://owa.fishmanpr.com/
“Throwback Summer is all about powerful storytelling, which like music, transcends the barriers of age and has the unique power to unite people across generations,”
The grand prizewinner of ThrowbackYearbook will receive a family vacation worth up to $2,500. Judging will be based on a combination of votes earned through social media and an assessment of creativity, originality, and strength of the intergenerational relationship. In addition to the grand prize, Caring Across Generations will offer smaller prizes for winners of each category, including Apple iPad minis for families to stay digitally connected.
To nominate grandparents for #ThrowbackYearbook, please visithttps://owa.fishmanpr.com/
About School of Rock
The music school your mom and dad wished they had when they were kids, School of Rock is an ingenious concept that gets kids and adults rocking out to the classics and up and performing with their peers. With more than 140 locations in eight countries, the franchise proves that rock and roll is here to stay. For more information about the franchise opportunity, please visithttps://owa.fishmanpr.com/
About Caring Across Generations
Caring Across Generations protects the rights of all Americans to choose the care and support they need to live with dignity. By working together with aging Americans, people with disabilities, workers, and their families, we can increase every family’s access to the care and support they need at a price they can afford and create millions of high quality in-home care jobs in the process. For more information visit:www.caringacross.org.
About Throwback Summer
Inspired by the popular Throwback Thursday trend, Caring Across Generations launched this initiative to engage young people and inspire them to share their amazing grandparents with the world. Our ultimate goal is to build a national movement to transform the way we care in this country. And that includes caring for our elders.