POLITICAL CORNER: Mass Alliance Calls Pascual A Rising Star; Lynch For Council Kickoff Event Tuesday

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BOSTON – Mass Alliance announced Gloria Pascual, candidate for City
Councilor At-Large in Framingham has been accepted into the Rising Stars Program.

Pascual is the Vice-Chair of the Framingham School Committee, representing District 8, and a former Town Meeting Member from Precinct 18.She is running for one of the two At-Large City Council seats.

Pascual said “I am honored to be recognized by Mass Alliance as a Rising Star. I will work collaboratively to build unity around our shared values. I know how systems and policies can fall short when it comes to serving the public interest. I will continue to advocate for improved systems and better policies that serve the entire Framingham community.”

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“We are proud to accept Gloria Pascual into our Rising Stars Program. She is a dedicated advocate who is driven to take on the toughest issues as a strong and compassionate leader. She cares deeply about Framingham and will work hard to deliver positive outcomes for the city,” said Jordan Berg Powers, Executive Director of Mass Alliance, in a press release. “Gloria’s honesty and sincerity, combined with her expertise in business management and experience working with older adults, children, and people with disabilities, will make a difference on the Framingham City Council.”

“I look forward to bringing my experience in both business and advocacy and my passion for building socially just policies to the City Council. I will work hard to ensure all residents have a voice in how decisions are made and that together we focus on the issues that matter most to the people of Framingham,” she said.

Pascual graduated from UMass Boston with a degree in Applied Sociology. She earned a Graduate Certificate from Boston University. She is the Director of Volunteer Services, Community Relations, Spiritual Care and the Telecommunication Department at UMass Memorial Health Care.

She serves on the MetroWest Health Foundation’s Community Health Assessment Work Group, a group that is focused on meeting the health needs in the community. She leads efforts to make access to healthcare more equitable across all populations.

“Framingham has always been a community that puts its people first. And I will put progress over politics to ensure that the people of our community are our top priority. I look forward to being a voice for you on the City Council, to make sure the services that help our community are our top priority,” said Pascual, who is is bilingual, fluent in Spanish.

She and her husband own a home in District 8 where they have raised their children since 2009. Please visit www.GloriaForFramingham.com for more information about Gloria Pascual, candidate for City Councilor At-Large or reach out to Hello@GloriaforFramingham.com to get involved.

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District 7 City Council Candidate Lynch Holding Campaign Kick-Off Event Tuesday

FRAMINGHAM – Residents from District 7, and the rest of the City of Framingham are invited to a campaign kickoff event hosted by Bill Lynch, a City Council candidate in District 7, which is Precincts 13 & 14.

Lynch will touch on his vision for the Downtown area, as well as the rest of District 7 and the City as a whole.

The event will take place at El Mariachi, 358 Waverly Street on Tuesday, August 20, from 6:30 to 8;30 p.m.

For more information on the kick-off event, please visit  https://www.facebook.com/events/510884046328911/

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Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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