Barbara Martin, director of Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership, recently received the Partners in Faith award from the Rhode Island State Council of Churches for founding the Partners IN Service (PINS) program, an initiative of the Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership (UCFCCP), which is led by Family Service of Rhode Island.
As a result of a monthlong cell phone recycling drive held by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Office of Attorney General, Verizon Wireless made a $2,500 HopeLine contribution to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
The Garden Club of America has elevated the Newport Flower Show to the level of three of America’s greatest flower shows – which includes Boston, Atlanta and Philadelphia – with the designation of Sanctioned Non-GCA Major Flower Show.
Inspired by his daughter Michaela’s courage in her battle against severe scoliosis and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Bob Sullivan, senior vice president of corporate accounts for Arpin Group, chose to embark on a personal mission to improve his health and drop 30 pounds in three months.
His weight loss challenge captured the imagination of the community and raised more than $20,000 for charity.
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