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Adam Greenman joined United Way of Rhode Island as executive vice president and director of community investment in 2014. Here he addresses key issues the agency is facing in the coming year. more
Rhode Island has the 13th lowest obesity rate in the nation at 27 percent, and while it landed on the lower end of the scale for states, the obesity rate has climbed since 1990 when it was 10.1 percent. more
Paul Fitzgerald, president and CEO of AIDS Care Ocean State, is the recipient of the inaugural “Hope Harris Memorial Award,” which recognizes a person or organization for dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. He talks about the need for continued outreach to reduce the rate of new infections. more
U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin joined volunteers from Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, Team Rubicon and the Home Depot Foundation in celebrating recently the help the organizations gave in replacing a roof at the home of Emile Johnson, a Vietnam War veteran. more
Teny O. Gross is stepping down as executive director of the Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence to lead a new nonviolence initiative in Chicago. more
Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable foundation, awarded grants totaling $80,000 to 12 Pawtucket-area nonprofit organizations last week during a ceremony at the Pawtucket Country Club on March 30. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island will recognize James L. Carr Jr. of H. Carr & Sons for distinguished service at its 2015 Believe Breakfast on Nov. 13. 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
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation is holding its first free health and wellness expo, “Your Passport to Survivorship + Wellness,” on Oct. 3. more
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