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The third annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raised more than $500,000 to benefit several nonprofit organizations within the state. The golf and softball events brought nearly 50 regional and national celebrities to the Ocean State, including Cedric the Entertainer, Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd and Smokey Robinson. more
Closed since last summer for a comprehensive inventory of about half of its collections, the Culinary Arts Museum reopens Tuesday at the Harborside campus of Johnson and Wales University featuring a new teaching lab and exhibit. more
The 2013-14 freshmen at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design scored highest in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts on SAT tests required for admission, according to the latest data available from the U.S. Department of Education. more
The annual East Commerce Solutions Classic golf tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence raised $65,000, which will be used towards the Teen Youth Employment Program, as well as other programming for more than 4,000 local youths served across the seven club sites in the Providence area. more
BankNewport Vice President and Middletown Branch Manager Linda Buchanan recently joined fourth, fifth and sixth graders during Norman Bird Sanctuary’s summer camp Explorers Program after BankNewport extended a $5,000 grant to the sanctuary. more
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has announced partnerships with 215 schools – including five in Rhode Island and three in Bristol County, Mass. – through the organization’s Adopt-A-School program. more
Fidelity Investments volunteers, from left, Tina Sullivan, Jill Evans and Melissa Soto work at Pawtucket’s Samuel Slater Junior High on Aug. 15, during Fidelity’s second-annual School Transformation Day. They were among about 200 Fidelity volunteers who tackled a host of improvement projects, including creating a teachers room, crafting murals and building and staining wooden planters. more
A new progress report on student learning in city schools shows improvement in graduation rates and the dropout rate in 2012-13 and reflects administrative commitment to making more progress. more
The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded a $345,000 grant to Rhode Island Campus Compact to bring 23 new AmeriCorps Vista members into the state to help build campus-community partnerships supporting education and economic opportunity. more
Michael Noonan is a clinical instructor for the University of Rhode Island’s physical-therapy program, as well as the founder of the family-run practice, Physical Therapy Services of Rhode Island. He comes from a long line of health professionals, which influenced his love for helping others. Noonan utilizes a holistic approach, which can eliminate the need for more drastic interventions such as heavy medications or surgery. Noonan is also a pastor at Living Truth Church in North Kingstown and he holds a B.S. in physical therapy from Marquette University and an M.S. in business management from Cardinal Stritch College. more
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