Tender Shepherd Nursery School 470 East Meadow Avenue , East Meadow, NY11554 Tender Shepherd has served the East Meadow community for 30 years. We provide a safe, clean, healthy classroom…More environment, oriented to children, so that children can learn to socialize and explore the world around them. Developmentally appropriate programs for ages 2-5 focus on the process of learning and help children enjoy successful experiences. Activity (learning) centers allow children the opportunity to explore, to experience, and most importantly….to succeed. We encourage not just learning, but the love of learning
The Jason F. Gruen Research Foundation 120 Spring Dr., East Meadow, NY11554 The Jason F. Gruen Research Foundation works to raise money and awareness for children with heart conditions and…More provides services to area schools in order to aid in the early detection of these ailments. The Foundation was named for Jason F. Gruen, who died suddenly from IHSS (Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis) in 1985, and started by his mother, Susan Gruen Helsinger, in order to make parents aware of the risks faced by their otherwise healthy children. Today, the Foundation assists in the advancement of medical knowledge related to juvenile heart abnormalities, as well as ensuring that local school children receive free echocardiograms in order to diagnose any problems. The Foundation also maintains a working relationship with the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York (formerly the Schneider Children's Hospital) and the New York-Presbyterian Children's Hospital. For more information about the Jason F. Gruen Research Foundation, or to make a donation, visit its Web site.