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Nyack Gives a Head Start on Holiday Giving

Some small diners will get a big treat when eight downtown restaurants host 90 Head Start of Nyack 3-5 year olds year for a holiday party on Tues Dec 22 from 11a-12:30p.

The event is sponsored by Restaurant Row of Rockland, which encourages the community to donate toys, games and books that will be given out on that day. Gifts should be unwrapped, new and appropriate for children under six years old. Drop off points will be at the eight restaurants hosting the event. Donations are accepted at the following restaurants sponsoring the Head Start Holiday Party:

Black Bear, 82 Main Street,  ph. 845-675-7020
Hudson House, 134 Main Street, ph. 845-353-1355
Manna, 104 Main Street,  ph. 845-353-9846
Nyack Gourmet, 92 Main Street,  ph. 845-348-8855
Olive’s, 118 Main Street,  ph. 845-358-3120
Reality Bites Cafe, 100 Main Street,  ph. 845-358-8800
River Club, 11 Burd Street, ph. 845-358-0220
Two Spear/Nyack Seaport, 2 Spear Street, ph. 845-353-7733

Low income children and their families in Rockland County rely on Head Start of Rockland for free, high quality, early childhood and preschool education in preparation for grade school and beyond, as well as health, nutrition and family services. Head Start of Rockland recognizes the importance of providing high quality education to those most in need. Today, more than ever, community support from the private sector will play a growing and crucial role in helping Head Start of Rockland continue its mission of providing high quality, innovative education services to preschool children. The dedication and commitment of donors who recognize the value of investing in early childhood and preschool education and socialization of children will ensure Head Start of Rockland’s continued success. Your tax-deductible donation will enable Head Start of Rockland to continue serving as a model of educational excellence for this and future generations of children, particularly those children who are most vulnerable and in need.

To donate directly to Head Start:  85 Depew, Nyack, NY 10960, phone 845-358-2234

Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.

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