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Countdown to Kindergarten 2022

Posted on July 3, 2017 by Deanna Spiotta

Join us for a FREE community block party to help every baby born in 2017 make it to kindergarten in 2022!

Countdown to Kindergarten 2022

Friday, August 18, 2017
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lodge
353 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14607

Rochester’s infant mortality rate is 2 times the national average and 3 times the national average for babies of color.

In 2011, Monroe County lost 58 babies.  This year, those babies would have filled two to three kindergarten classrooms.  Thinking about the impact of the children who are not with us, Healthy Baby Network brings our community together to ensure that every baby born this year makes it to kindergarten in the fall of 2022.  Take the Countdown to Kindergarten pledge and commit to being a community champion for our newest generation’s educational success.  Come find out what you can do to help!  Countdown to 2022 with us!

img_9012The first 50 attendees will receive a pass for free admission to the Strong National Museum of Play!*

There will be music, food, and family entertainment! Find out how each of us can be a part of helping EVERY BABY born this year make it to kindergarten.

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*One pass per child or adult age 2 and older. Must be used on Friday, August 18, 2017. Guests will receive their pass after they have played Countdown to Kindergarten “bingo” and have visited all tables.

About Deanna Spiotta

Deanna is the Communications Director for Healthy Baby Network.