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Lynn’s Frances Martinez honored as Commonwealth Heroine

Frances Martinez, executive director of NSLBA, speaks during the flag raising ceremony to commemorate 176 years of independence for the Dominican Republic. (Spenser Hasak)
Each year the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women partners with state legislators to honor women who make outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities through its “Commonwealth Heroines” awards.  The commission’s rallying cry is, “They may not always make the news, but they most assuredly make a difference.” The women are described as…

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