News 12 Westchester & News 12 Hudson Valley hold back-to-school celebration

News 12 is helping take the stress away from back to school preparations.

News 12 Staff

Jul 31, 2023, 3:00 PM

Updated 233 days ago

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Going back to school can be an exciting time for kids and parents alike, but it can also be a stressful time.
So News 12 helped take some of that stress away and celebrated YOU!
That’s right. News 12 Westchester & News 12 Hudson Valley held back-to-school celebrations to help you usher in the new school year!
Backpacks donated by News 12, Optimum and Warner Bros. Discovery.
Event Partners include:
Dr. Amy Albers, CEO of Rockland BOCES, speaks to why Rockland BOCES is special to the community
Joanne Thompson, Rockland BOCES Director of School Transportation, talks about getting students comfortable with taking the bus.
Christopher D'Ambrese, District of Superintendent of Rockland BOCES, talks about the services and training BOCES gives to children and adults across the count.
Maria Soto, Coordinator of Communicable Diseases at RCDOH, discusses the importance of student vaccinations before the school year.
Shari Stopler and William Real, from the Rockland Department of Health's Healthy Neighborhoods, talk about some simple things to keep your child healthy and safe
News 12's Lisa Salvadorini gets ready fort he big backpack giveaway from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


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