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Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations at the Rhode Island Foundation, discussed her position with Providence Business News and how she works with nonprofits. The past Tech10 award winner also discussed her involvement with the Tech Club in Rhode Island. more
Corey Auger, chairman of the Urban Greens Food Co-op, is preparing to open the first community-oriented grocery in Providence, on the site of a former manufacturing building in the city’s West End. The project already has captured state investment, in the form of support from the R.I. Commerce Corp. He responded to questions posed by the Providence Business News on the site for the endeavor. more
Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
The Providence Preservation Society will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, with a symposium Nov. 3-5 and a seated dinner to follow at Skyline at Waterplace, the newly renovated facility at at Waterplace Park. The theme of the symposium is “Why Preserve?” and that event will be held at the Industrial Trust Building. PPS Executive Director Brent Runyon spoke recently with Providence Business News about current preservation issues. more
Gregory Cabral is a managing partner of BlumShapiro’s Rhode Island Office. He talks about the firm’s move to Cranston, why it is growing and what it means for clients. more
Dr. Jennifer Ritzau is director of palliative care and associate medical director at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, formerly known as Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island. She talked recently with Providence Business News about hospice care, palliative care and Hope Hospice RI’s newest endeavors. more
Jean Lamb, executive director of the Smith Hill Community Development Corp., has helped serve the neighborhood by providing quality, affordable housing options to Rhode Islanders in need. Lamb speaks with PBN about its mission. more
Since 2007, Jennifer Borman, as head of school at School One, has lead the progressive, independent high school on Providence’s East Side, and served students with diverse backgrounds within a vibrant and inclusive community. more
Todd Grant, co-founder and president of SquadLocker Inc. in Warwick, discusses the company’s 2017 expansion plans. The private company, which was founded in 2015, offers custom-branded sports apparel online. more
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