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Press Releases

July 14, 2014- ANDRUS Kicks Off Backpack Project

June 12, 2014- Sheep Shearer Visits ANDRUS

June 4, 2014- ANDRUS Hosts 2nd Wellness Day for Employees

May 20, 2014- ANDRUS Raises $145K at Golf Fore Kids Outing

May 1, 2014- Over 100 Volunteers to Clean Up ANDRUS Campus

April 29, 2014- ANDRUS Announced to National Network

April 29, 2014-  ANDRUS Joins NAMI to Mark Mental Health Awareness Month

April 24, 2014- ANDRUS Hosts Conference for Special Education Professionals

March 31, 2014- Letter to the Editor: New York Times

March 21, 2014- Letter to the Editor: New York Times

March 3, 2014- Letter to the Editor: Journal News

January 27, 2014- ANDRUS Announces Sanctuary Institute Advisory Board

January 6, 2014- Alessandra Rose Appointed Director of Institutional Advancement at ANDRUS

December 2, 2013- Sanctuary Network Conference Brings Healing Environment to Local Practitioners on Behavioral Healthcare

November 5, 2013- ANDRUS Partners With ArtsWestchester to Provide Art Classes at Early Learning Center

November 4, 2013- Letter to the Editor: New York Times

November 4, 2013- ANDRUS Receives Major $339,000 Grant From Prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foudnation

October 10, 2013- Teaching Artist Randy Frost Introduces Art Into Early Childhood Education at ANDRUS

October 10, 2013- ANDRUS’ Annual ‘LIGHT UP THE NIGHT’ Gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Westchester Brings in Over $228,000

October 8, 2013- ANDRUS Announces New Organizational Structure

September 30, 2013- NYS OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES FUND PUBLIC- PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNT VERNON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ANDRUS

July 8, 2013- Local Organization Partners with Singapore to Transform the Face of Behavioral Health Care

June 14, 2013- ANDRUS Raises $177,000 at Golf Fore Kids Outing

May 2, 2013- Kite Festival Soars over ANDRUS

April 23, 2013- Andrus Early Learning Center Celebrates First Year Anniversary

April 1, 2013- Soros Foundation Executive Named New President and CEO Of ANDRUS

March 19, 2013- Local Advocate Wins Fellowship, ANDRUS Professional Will Expand Adverse Childhood Experiences Public Awareness Campaign

February 5, 2013- ANDRUS Receives Weinberg Foundation Grant For McGee Hall Gym Renovation

January 11, 2013- ANDRUS Chief Operating Officer, Brian Farragher, Invited to Speak at White House’s Gun Violence Prevention – Stakeholders Meeting

December 13, 2012- ANDRUS Celebrates Opening of Newly Renovated 6,000 Square-Foot McGee Hall Gymnasium

November 30, 2012- Transforming the Face of Behavioral Healthcare and Organizational Culture, Global Sanctuary Network Conference Brings Healing Environment to Local Practitioners

November 20, 2012- ANDRUS OFFERS EARLY VIOLIN LESSONS THROUGH CONCORDIA CONSERVATORY SUZUKI PROGRAM

November 6, 2012- ANDRUS PARTNERS WITH ARTSWESTCHESTER TO PROVIDE ART CLASSES AT EARLY LEARNING CENTER

November 1, 2012- ANDRUS’ ORCHARD SCHOOL KEEPS DOORS OPEN, CONTINUES TO CREATE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY DESPITE HURRICANE SANDY

October 22, 2012- ANDRUS CEO Announces Retirement

October 18, 2012- ANDRUS Annual ‘Light Up the Night’ Gala at the Ritz Carlton, Westchester Brings in Over $245,000

September 27, 2012- ANDRUS OFFERS EDUCATIONAL “BEFORE THE STORK” PROGRAM IN OCTOBER FOR THE MOTHER AND FATHER-TO-BE

September 6, 2012-ANDRUS MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION-PEEKSKILL COLLABORATES WITH YORKTOWN HEAD START PROGRAM

August 22, 2012- ANDRUS Announces Honorees and Co-chairs for Annual ‘Light Up the Night- Celebrating Leadership and Commitment’ Benefit Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester

August 15, 2012- ANDRUS Teams Up with Children’s Hope Chest for Backpack Project 2012

August 8, 2012- ANDRUS Sanctuary Model Receives COA Innovative Practices Award, Honored at 2012 COA National Conference and Networking Breakfast

July 18, 2012- ANDRUS Kicks-Off Summer Program, Holds Olympic Opening Ceremony Parade

June 25, 2012- Kerron Norman Appointed Vice President at ANDRUS

April 26, 2012- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officialy Launches ANDRUS Early Learning Center

March 12, 2012- ANDRUS Early Learning Center Announces New Arts Wing

November 4, 2011- ANDRUS Finds New Home for Child Care Program in Tuckahoe’s Village Hall