Derek Anemoduris of Derek’s Barber Shop Joins Forces with Revere-Raised Hairdresser Jenna Cirino to Provide 30 Free Haircuts for Revere Public School Middle Schoolers
August 22, 2022
REVERE, MA – On Monday, August 22, a day typically closed at Derek’s Barber Shop on Park Ave, store owner and barber Derek Anemoduris opened his doors to provide 30 free haircuts for Revere youth during the back-to-school season. Partnering with Revere-raised hairdresser Jenna Cirino and with the help of barber Artie Cook, 30 kids in need will start off their schoolyear with a fresh new cut.
“Derek is my barber and reached out to me a few weeks ago with this idea, so I knew we needed to help out,” said Mayor Arrigo. “He didn’t want any attention, he just wanted to put smiles on their faces - that’s what this community is all about. I’m really proud of Derek for putting this together and I thank Jenna Cirino for stepping up to the plate. This will make a huge difference for these kids going into the school year.”
Lauren Buck, Director of the Revere Department of Public Health, dropped off back-to-school kits at the beginning of the day with the City’s Social Worker Nicole Palermo. The kits are all filled with products needed to keep them feeling fresh and clean throughout the school year – including shampoo, deodorant, and other toiletries.
Derek’s Barber Shop is located on 235 Park Ave in Revere and Jenna Cirino currently works at B&B Salon (679 Fellsway West) in Medford, MA.