East Boston Main Streets (EBMS)
announces 11th annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade
On Friday September 9, 2011, East Boston Main Streets will
hold its 11th Annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.
(EastBoston, Ma.11-August-2011) East Boston Main Streets and
Countdown to Kindergarten along with Boston Main Streets, the East
Boston Social Center, YMCA, Little Folks, Head Start, the Boston
Police and the MBTA will host the 11th Annual Countdown to
With the help of many groups and individuals and the generosity
of local merchants every child in East Boston who is entering
Kindergarten will receive school supplies, a brand new backpack and
enjoy a festive day designed to provide a positive experience as
they begin their education.
Beginning in Central Square at 10:30 AM Parade marshals Ivelisse
Cruz and Ivonne Cano from the Social Center, Christine Burnham from
Head Start, Katherine Jacobson from the YMCA and Dulce Barbosa from
Little Folks will march with children and their parents along
Meridian Street to receive school supplies. Upon returning DJ John
Dudley will play music and food will be supplied along with face
painting and special programs from volunteers including the Suffolk
County Sheriffs Department.
For more information contact Sonia Gomez-Banrey at 617.635.6816
or the East Boston Main Street office at 617.561.1044.
About East Boston Main Streets. EBMS is a non-profit corporation.
Our mission is to create vibrant business districts by initiating
private and public improvements, promoting commerce, and supporting
efforts that improve the quality of life for all who live, work and
do business in East Boston.
East Boston Main Streets