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Ten Thousand Villages to honor local woman

February 7, 2014


In observance of International Women’s Day, Ten Thousand Villages Lawrence will honor a local woman who has helped shape the lives of those around her through education.

The store, 835 Massachusetts St., is now accepting nominations for a woman “whose teaching has most influenced your life.” The winner will receive a Ten Thousand Villages gift card at an in-store celebration on March 8, International Women’s Day.

Nominations should include a photograph and a brief statement about the nominee, who does not have to be a professional teacher. A committee of Ten Thousand Villages board members will choose the honoree.

Entries can be submitted in person, online at the store’s Facebook page or sent to All nominations will be displayed at Ten Thousands Villages until March 8.


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