THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, July 9, 2021 Page 7 Residents of 630 Salem St. enjoy Chalk Art Show Josie, a resident of 630 Salem St., viewed the Chalk Art Show from her balcony. A group effort was needed for this creative design. (Courtesy Photos) R esidents of 630 Salem St. recently enjoyed a Chalk Art Show – viewing the artistic talents of Mystic Valley Regional Charter School students. The students created attention-grabbing artwork by using chalk on the front and rear sidewalks of the building for the residents to see. Along with the Chalk Art Show, these students have been kind to the residents during the pandemic by creating and delivering cards, treats and origami trees, hearts and flowers. The event, which was organized by Mystic Valley Elder Services Resident Services Coordinator Terri Fitzgerald, was a celebration of the end of the school year and the end of pandemic restrictions. Mackey & Brown Attorneys at Law * PERSONAL INJURY * REAL ESTATE * FAMILY LAW * GENERAL PRACTICE * PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY * CIVIL LITIGATION 14 Norwood St., Everett, MA 02149 Phone: (617) 387-4900 Fax: (617) 381-1755 WWW.MACKEYBROWNLAW.COM John Mackey, Esq. * Katherine M. Brown, Esq. Patricia Ridge, Esq. This artistic student created a ray of sunshine. This is an inspirational message created by one of the students. PIERRETTE | FROM PAGE 5 systemic racism in the City of Malden, and the impacts of her work resonate throughout our entire region,” said State Senator Jason Lewis, who nominated her for the recognition at this year’s Black Excellence on the Hill event. “I am proud to represent her in the State Senate and I look forward to supporting her important work and vision as we all work together to build a more just and equitable community.” Erga is dedicated to unity and bringing people together. This is evident through her partnerships and community collaborations for different events. On July 10, in collaboration with the Malden Public Library, the Network for Social Justice and the Mystic Valley area Branch of the NAACP, the documentary “PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School” will be screened via Zoom. Erga will moderate an important panel discussion on the film, also via Zoom.

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