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Physical education teachers in Rhode Island reported a lack of professional development opportunities according to the findings of the latest R.I. KIDS COUNT policy brief, “A Snapshot of Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs in Rhode Island,” released Thursday. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said Wednesday that it is partnering with three different organizations to empower its insured members who are elderly or disabled to live independently and in their own homes. more
In its 12th year, the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded three $25,000 grants to local visual artists RaMell Ross, Jordan Seaberry and Sheida Soleimani through the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund, according to a Sunday announcement by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Celebrating its 10th year of participation in March of Dimes’ March for Babies Rhode Island, a fundraiser for research and programs to aid mothers in having healthy, full-term pregnancies, the McNally family of Cranston was named the 2017-2018 March of Dimes Ambassador Family for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
AIDS Project of Rhode Island announced it will hold its annual AIDS Walk for Life 2017: Fighting HIV One Step at a Time on Sunday, April 23. more
As part of the annual Gowrie Group Challenge, which concluded earlier this year, the Gowrie Group, an independent insurance agent, raised $172,919 for The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries, breaking their previous donation record. more
Nicole Dufresne joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence in 2004 as director of programs before advancing to chief operating officer in 2006, and being named CEO in 2009. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza visited Classical High School March 17 to announce the Edward Hinkling Bradford Scholarship. The book scholarship will assist Providence public school and public charter school students pursuing a college … more
The former finance director for The Providence Plan pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to embezzling more than $740,000 of the nonprofit educational organization’s funds for his own use. more
Hakon Heimer is a science editor and consultant on mental illness and neuroscience based in Providence. He is the founder of Schizophrenia Research Forum, an online knowledge environment for researchers, and program adviser on cognitive disorders to the Banbury Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. more
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