Grannie Annie http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Young People Develop Writing Skills, Preserve Family History http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/young-people-develop-writing-skills-preserve-family-history <p>When families gather for the holidays, it can be an opportunity to tell stories and pass on memories. For the St. Louis-based <a href="http://www.thegrannieannie.org/" target="_blank">Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration, </a>that provides a possible treasure trove for young people to build writing skills and forge strong family bonds.</p><p>Every year, The Grannie Annie publishes a volume of family stories written by students in the fourth to the eighth grade.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:58:41 +0000 Camille Phillips 31749 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Young People Develop Writing Skills, Preserve Family History Holidays Present Opportunities To Preserve And Share Family Memories http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/holidays-present-opportunities-preserve-and-share-family-memories <P>Public radio listeners are familiar with weekly Friday segments from <A href="http://storycorps.org/">StoryCorps</A> in which family members and close friends talk with one another, sharing memorable stories.</P> <P>And as we head into the holiday season and families begin to gather, we’re reminded of opportunities to take full advantage of documenting and preserving family histories and stories.</P> <P>Host Don Marsh talked with Connie McIntyre, author and founding co-director of <A href="http://www.thegrannieannie.org/">The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration</A>, and Martha Stegmaie Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:16:22 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 6676 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Holidays Present Opportunities To Preserve And Share Family Memories