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Independence Financial Partners collected more than 1,000 hats, hand warmers, gloves, gift cards and backpacks for residents of the House of Hope Community Development Corp.’s Harrington Hall Shelter. more
New Year’s resolutions are a pain. Lose 20 pounds. Eat better. Get in shape. Join the gym. Run three miles a day. Stop smoking. Stop drinking. Stop (fill in the blank). more
A new AmeriCorps program is designed to help a small number of teens better make the connection between workforce development and community service. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
A recent Providence Business News article (“Rewarding students with a jump-start on life,” Jan. 5, 2015) pointed out that local businesses can play an important part in the educational process. more
Three years after taking over at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Peter Andruszkiewicz is squarely in the middle of the evolution of health care provision and payment in the Ocean State. more
The R.I. Department of Education’s recently completed survey on priorities for the state’s next five-year strategic plan is a good sign in itself. more
A caveman, chiseling a wheel from stone, looks stunned when another caveman says, “If you ever invent money, I’d like to borrow some.” more
Benjamin L. Rackliffe, an associate at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Steel Yard. At PLDW, Rackliffe’s practice focuses on health care, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and he is also a participating attorney and advisory board member of the Roger Williams University Pro Bono Collaborative. For the past two years, Rackliffe was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. He shares this distinction with less than 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers who are younger than 40 and have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rackliffe holds a B.S. in business management from Providence College and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. more
Daniel Rocheleau has joined Fiber Optic Center Inc.’s technical team. more
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