Updated February 21 at 9:42am
Advocacy
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Dana Borrelli-Murray, the executive director of the Highlander Institute, discusses the organization's latest venture, EduvateRI. She is seeking businesses and entrepreneurs who want to bring innovative ideas and platforms to education. more
As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. more
Jennifer Zanni is the founder and president of the Endometriosis Foundation of Rhode Island, a 6-year-old nonprofit based in Lincoln. She has worked for CVS Health since 2006, most recently as a human resources senior consultant. Her personal struggles with the disease led to founding the nonprofit. Here she discusses its mission and outreach efforts. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
PACE Organization of Rhode Island will host geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas and the “Age of Disruption” tour as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations on May 19 at the Park Theatre in Cranston. more
The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million, the largest donation in its history, from an anonymous benefactor. more
In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. 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
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