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Mary Flynn, a research dietician at The Miriam Hospital, talks with Providence Business News about the results of research she did in collaboration with The Rhode Island Community Food Bank that demonstrates the health benefits of an economical, plant-based, extra-virgin olive oil diet. more
Practicing attorney Wendy Taylor has been the executive director of the West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton since 2008. An aspiring author, she also has been a sitting member of her town’s Zoning Board of Review since 2010. Here she discusses the nonprofit’s direction and challenges. more
(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
As an African-American and chief of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, Raymond "Two Hawks" Watson knows all too well what it feels like to be underrepresented in today's society. An advocate of cultural diversity, the 36-year-old promotes the … more
The 1772 Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Historic New England to fund exterior repairs and painting of Casey Farm’s 1750s-era farmhouse in the village of Saunderstown. more
A total of $27,000 in grants was awarded by the Lt. Jim Pagano Foundation to individuals and programs supporting character development, including youth sports organizations, over the first half of 2016, the organization announced in July. more
Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State. more
Jeffrey Cannell is the newly appointed director of Providence Community Library. Established as a nonprofit in 2009, PCL, Rhode Island’s largest library system, has nine library locations and 65 staff members. Cannell is an experienced manager of libraries and joins PCL from the Office of Cultural Education in New York, where he was deputy commissioner. more
Alex and Ani LLC has committed to raising $2 million globally over two years to help UNICEF give children around the world brighter futures. more
Kelly Nevins is the first full-time executive director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s health care technology network group. She spoke recently with PBN about its short- and long-term goals and her role with the organization. more
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