ASTORIA – New York State Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris on April 2 announced his annual celebration of Earth Day. Senator Gianaris is inviting area students to submit entries to his poster contest, raising awareness of environmental issues. Submissions must be made on the Senator’s website, gianaris.nysenate.gov, and received no later than April 19.
“Protecting our environment for the next generation is critical, and it’s best to involve them in raising awareness,” said Senate Deputy Leader Gianaris. “The New York Senate is proud to take a stand against climate change and I want the young people of western Queens to dive into these challenges firsthand and learn about building a more sustainable future.”
The theme of Senator Gianaris’ poster contest this year is: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Posters will be displayed online. All participants will receive a certificate signed by Senator Gianaris.