Gianaris Invites Students To Participate In Thanksgiving Celebration

Michael Gianaris

November 22, 2011

The Queens Gazette wrote about the upcoming Thanksgiving Day Create Celebration for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. This creative contest titled "What Are You Thankful For?" will allow students' imaginative works to be showcased.

State Senator Michael Gianaris is sponsoring the state senate Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration for Western Queens elementary schools.

Eligible students are invited to submit a piece of artwork, poem or one-page essay expressing why they are thankful on this Thanksgiving.

The program is called “What Are You Thankful For?” and is offered to students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

“As Thanksgiving approaches, I encourage all our elementary school students to participate in this fun, reflective program,” Gianaris said. “The program gives students the opportunity to be creative and convey thanks for their family, friends and community. I look forward to seeing all of the imaginative submissions.”


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