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BUSINESS & ENERGY CONSERVATION
Renew Energy Initiative will offer a workshop on electrical energy conservation methods for businesses from 7:30 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd., 951 N. Main St., Providence. The session will focus on the big picture of efficiently managing and optimizing electrical energy and using “waste” process or HVAC heat as a means to generate power. A panel of experts will present on the topic and answer questions about a holistic approach to controlling energy costs and planning for new technologies. The event begins with breakfast. Cost: $25. For more information or to register, call (401) 556-9855 or visit www.reiteam.org.
DIAMOND IN THE RUFF
The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island will hold a “Diamond in the Ruff” jubilee fashion show and auction from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. The evening begins with a fashion show featuring designs from Sara Campbell and Isoude. Guests may also bid on a variety of auction items. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Tickets: $130 each, $250 for couples. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (401) 792-2233 or visit www.arlsi.org.
INSPIRING MINDS LUNCHEON
Inspiring Minds will hold a luncheon to celebrate 50 years of tutoring struggling children in Providence public schools at noon on Monday, June 24, at the Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St., Providence. The event will honor founders, supporters and this year’s recipients of the business leader award, the outstanding volunteer award and the education hero award. Tickets: $50. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (401) 274-3240 or visit www.inspiringmindsri.org.
ALRI ANNUAL MEETING
The Art League of Rhode Island will hold its annual meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 at the Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas St., Providence. The meeting is open to ALRI members, guests and members of the public interested in the arts. There is a $20 fee for non-members. The featured speaker for the evening is local artist Ana Flores, who will present a multi-media presentation, Map, Muse, Memory. For more information or to RSVP, call (401) 861-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIKE MS: RIDE THE RHODE
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Rhode Island Chapter will hold its largest fundraiser for multiple sclerosis the weekend of June 22-23. Nearly 1,000 cyclists will bike 150 miles in two days to help Rhode Islanders with multiple sclerosis and raise money to fund a cure. For more information and to register, call (401)738-8383, email email@example.com or visit visit bikerir.nationalmssociety.org.
PBN is now accepting applications for its newest award program and event for RI & Bristol County to celebrate the Manufacturing Renaissance that is evolving regionally and across the country. The deadline for applications is March 20th.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.