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A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
Hosted at its Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse, the 116th annual meeting of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket saw five new trustees appointed, three new members of the board of directors recognized and numerous employees honored. more
Park View Middle School in Cranston presented Operation Stand Down Rhode Island a $4,000 check in early December after raising the funds during its Annual Park View Middle School Veterans Day 5K. more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
The Aquidneck Land Trust on Monday said it has conserved two properties – a 12.5-acre parcel known as the Arnow property in Middletown and the 14.75-acre Wild Moor property off Hammersmith Road in Newport. more
Jane Esselstyn, a registered nurse, public speaker and author, will present “The Tasty Truth: The Powerful Connection between Women, Heart Health and Food” as the keynote address at the 2016 Southern New England Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 12. more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
Brent Runyon is executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, which recently released its list of the most endangered properties in Providence. He responded to questions recently about why certain structures make the list. more
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