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YWCA of Cortland’s 21st Annual Girls Day Out Coming Up


The 21st annual Girls Day Out will take place on Saturday, March 4th from 8:45 am to 3:45pm at Tompkins Cortland Community College, who is a new partner for the event this year and this year’s host.

Registration for the event is free to all 6th to 9th grade girls who would like to attend this year. A donation made by EDF Renewables Homer Solar Energy Center made registration free this year. Those looking to attend must register by March 3rd by 5pm, there is only 100 spots available for this event.

“We are thrilled to host Girls Day Out at Tompkins Cortland Community College and are deeply grateful to EDF Renewables for making this impactful program free to girls in our region,” said Denver Stickrod, Dean for Enrollment Management. “Through their generous contribution, we hope students from all backgrounds will be able to attend and be empowered to explore the opportunities available to them!”

The program will begin with an informative and empowering panel with a Q&A with women from the area including Social Media influencer, Korinne Osterhoudt, Ithaca College’s Assistant Director of New Student and Transition Programs Mame Ndiaye, and retired representatives from the Cortland Police Department, Guthrie Nursing, Cornell Plant Sciences, SUNY Delhi, and EDF Renewables brining a solar car project for girls to put together.

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