The Following comes from State SENATOR EILEEN M. DONOGHUE
LOWELL RESIDENT ANNE MARIE PAGE SELECTED AS AN
UNSUNG HEROINE OF 2011
(BOSTON, MA) – Senator Eileen Donoghue is proud to announce that Ann Marie Page, a resident of Lowell, has been selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as one of 100 Unsung Heroines of 2011. This prestigious award is in honor of Anne Marie’s years of volunteer efforts to improve the community of Lowell.
Ann Marie has worked tirelessly for more than 15 years volunteering her time to improve the lives of the people around her. She has done so in various capacities and currently serves as the president of the Centralville Neighborhood Action Group. Through CNAG, Ann Marie encourages collaboration between city officials, the police department, and residents to address neighborhood concerns.
Some other volunteer activities in which Ann Marie has participated include: Brownie Leader, CCD Teacher at St. Michael’s Church, and President of Holy Sodality at St. Michael’s Church. In addition, she volunteers for, SuitAbility, a program of Community Teamwork, Inc. which provides support services, appropriate interview and work clothing to low income women. Anne Marie is also actively involved in the Lowell Veterans community, working in conjunction with her husband on Memorial and Veterans Day events as well as flag raising ceremonies.
She has been married to Robert F. Page, Lowell Veterans Council Commander, for 51 years. They have raised 5 children and are the proud grandparents of 11 grandchildren. Ann Marie retired from the IRS last year, where she was a union steward. Prior to that, she owned her own business in Lowell, Ann Marie’s Monogramming. As a former business owner, Anne Marie understands the value of contributing to the local economy by supporting local businesses.
Senator Donoghue is delighted that Ann Marie will be recognized for all that she has done, and continues to do, for the benefit of the Lowell community.
The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women will be honoring and celebrating the work of Ann Marie Page along with 99 other women from across the Commonwealth on May 18th, 2011 from 1-4 p.m. in the Great Hall of the State House.