The 17th annual Grandparents and other Relatives Raising Children Conference at the American Bank Center is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept 28.

The conference was free, open to the public and hosted by Senior Community Services and is set to start at 8 a.m.

The objective of the conference is to provide grandparents and other relatives with resources and information to ease the responsibility of rearing children. There will information booths where the attendees can learn more about resources available in their community.

To register call 361-883-3935 or 1-800-817-5743.