East Boston Main Streets 11th annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade
11th annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade welcomes Class of
On Friday September 9, 2011, East Boston Main Streets held its 10th
Annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.
East Boston, MA.(9-September -2011) 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 11th
Annual East Boston Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.
This year’s event provided a positive experience for more than
270 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, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department,
the Boston Fire Department, McDonalds’s, Carlos Market, Balloon
City, and Stop& Shop.
The new students marched down Meridian Street and received school
supplies from Michaels Beauty Salon, the Post Office, Law office of
L.Manuel Macias, 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, MetLife Home loans 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!
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