What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT COMES TO NYC AREA SCHOOLS

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Queens
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: great american smokeout ny, great american smokeout queens, great american smokeout long island, smoking education ny,


The American Cancer Society (ACS) along with ENT and Allergy Associates will bring smoking education programs to four high schools in Queens and Long Island as part of ACS's annual Great American Smokeout.


This November marks the American Cancer Society's 36th annual Great American Smokeout, an initiative with a mission to encourage smokers to kick the habit and prevent others from starting. As part of the initiative, ACS and ENT Allergy Associates (ENTA) have teamed up to bring smoking education programs to several local high schools tomorrow and Friday.

ENTA physicians will speak to teens about quitting smoking and the reasons why they should never start. In New York, presentations will occur at Bayside High School, Great Neck South High School, Garden City High School, and Calhoun High School. The program will also be presented in two New Jersey schools. Students will learn about the dangers of tobacco and its health effects on your body from an ENTA physician and about the power of tobacco company's marketing initiatives from an ACS representative. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session in which the students can voice their questions and concerns about smoking.

 

If your teen doesn't attend one of the above schools:

Learn more about the Great American Smokeout

Have your child take the Tobacco-Free Me Pledge

Talk to your teen about how smoking can affect asthma

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Queens Articles

Bayside Dance Studio Offers New Program and Classes
Mathnasium Learning Center Offers Preschool Program
Coolinary Kitchen Adds Three Cooking Classes, Offers Consulting
Queens USTA Tennis Center Expands Mommy and Me Program
Fresh Meadows Urgent Care Center Adds Dental Office

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Queens Sponsors

Queens Paideia School
4402 23rd St
Long Island City, 7183610070
Queens Paideia School's 5:1 student-teacher ratio ...

Jump-N-Party
126-19 20th Ave.
College Point, NY
718-445-2800
CiDO's jump n party place in College Point Queens....

Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
161-04 Jamaica Ave
Jamaica, 718-658-7400
AN INTRODUCTION For over four decades, the Jama...

Kent Prep
194-11A Northern Blvd.
Bayside, NY
718-423-5757
Based upon a model of early immersion in academic ...

Fantasy Forest Amusement Park & Forest Park Carousel
Queens, NY
718-788-2676
Fantasy Forest at the Flushing Meadows Carousel is...
See Our Local News - Queens Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE