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Police and fire encourage girls to explore their profession on G.I.R.L.S. Day

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  Girls were empowered to explore male-dominated careers in law enforcement and the fire service during G.I.R.L.S. Day at the Recreation Center on Saturday. G.I.R.L.S. stands for Grit, Intelligence, Resilience, Leadership and Strength.

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Everett’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Cathy Draine (at left), and Everett Police Officer Hayli Hill got the girls in the spirit.
Attendees gather for a photo at the G.I.R.L.S. Day event at the Rec Center on Saturday.
Pictured from left to right: Deputy Fire Chief Sabato LoRusso, Olivia Santos, 5, and Deputy Fire Chief William Hurley; the two showed Olivia a pick head axe, which is used to break down drywall and ventilation.
Shown from left to right: State Trooper Christina Cavagnaro, Natalia Delgado, Alexiah Sanchez, canine Mary and her handler, Officer Anthony DiNuccio, participated in a canine demonstration during G.I.R.L.S. Day on Saturday at the Recreation Center.
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Girls watched a canine demo by State Police canine Thor.
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Madeline English kindergartners Madelyn McGrath, 5, and Aria Follo, 6, along with Mass. Army National Guard Sgt. First Class Jamie Chambers enjoyed the bouncy house.
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Pioneer Charter School fourth-grader Mia (at left), George Keverian School sixth-grader Giovanna and their parents, Marli and Lindomar Fantin, dressed up like policemen.
Councillor-at-Large Stephanie Smith showed her girl power.

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