[Pictured from left to right: Susan Adeyeye (Brewster MS), Janeen Cunningham (Youth Bureau Director), Alexa Byrnes (Brewster MS), Fehintola Falana (Brewster MS), Valerie Simpri (Brewster MS), Vincent Garafolo (Mahopac MS), Joshua Hopkins (Brewster MS), Mary Becker (Brewster MS), Dan Graap (Hackley School), Mackenzie Luby (Brewster MS), Senator Greg Ball, Sophie Lester (Brewster MS), Daria Pascale (Youth Bureau), Alonzo McLemore (Brewster MS), Diane Moore (Youth Bureau) and Maureen Kenney (Youth Bureau)]
Albany, N.Y. – 1/22/2013 – On Tuesday students from the Putnam County Youth Bureau group “Reality Check” visited New York State Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) in his Albany office. The students had a chance to tour the State Capitol Building and the New York State Senate Floor.
“Reality Check” is a youth program operated by the New York State Department of Health. The goal of the program is to educate teens about the manipulative marketing practices used by the tobacco industry to get teens to smoke.
For more information about the Putnam County Youth Bureau call (845) 808-1600 or visit: www.putnamcountyny.com/youth.
For more information, please contact Joe Bachmeier at (845) 200 9716.