East Boston Main Streets Holds its 12th Annual Countdown to
(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
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!
East Boston Main Streets