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East Boston Main Streets Holds its 12th Annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.
 


(East Boston, Ma.10-September -2012) East Boston Main Streets along with the Boston Public Schools Countdown to Kindergarten staff, Cradles to Crayons, the East Boston Social Center, YMCA, Little Folks, Head Start, the Boston Police and the MBTA organized the 12th Annual East Boston Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.

This year’s event provided a positive experience for more than 170 children starting kindergarten in East Boston. The children dressed in their yellow” I’m going to Kindergarten” T-shirts received back packs and school supplies as well as food and fun at Bertulli Park in Central Square.

Thanks to volunteers and donors including East Boston Savings, the East Boston Kiwanis Club and Representative Carlo Basile. Partners and local businesses that participated or donated to the event included the Boston Fire Department, Boston Public Library, For Kids Only after school program, The Boston Home Center, Neighborhood Health Plan, McDonalds’s, Carlos Market, Balloon City, and Stop & Shop.

The new students marched down Meridian Street and received school supplies from the Post Office, East Boston Savings Bank, Mp&Co, Rapino’s, Bellino Insurance, East Boston Dental Associates,APAC, Law Office of Michael D’Avolio,East Boston District Court, Station 7,East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Prime Lending Group and Walgreens. Special thanks to DJ John Dudley for donating the entertainment.

Thank you to all the generous local businesses, organizations and individuals who made this year’s event a great success!

Source:

Clark Moulaison
East Boston Main Streets
617.561.1044
ebmainstreets@verizon.net
www.ebmainstreets.com

 
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