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She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. Every professional step she took following those … more
(Updated 12:30 p.m.) Behind Citizens Bank in Providence, between Westminster and Cranston streets, sits a vacant lot. It's the previous home of Louttit Laundry, but after the building was abandoned in 1985, dilapidation was inevitable and the building got … more
David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
As the biggest funder of the state's nonprofits, the Rhode Island Foundation serves an important role – and has done so since 1916. Now, the foundation's Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence is helping local companies better engage with their … more
The Odeum Corp. this month received $620,000 in grant support, which will go toward long-awaited improvements to the venue’s historic façade. more
The path for women interested in anthropology and archaeology 30 years ago was teaching – not a direction in which Deborah Cox necessarily wanted to go. Cox, now 61, of Warwick, got a degree in 1974 in secondary education at Rhode Island … more
Community Care Alliance President/CEO discusses the agency’s work, which includes human services support for mental health, housing and basic needs, addictions, trauma, child well-being, education and employment. more
An anonymous donor is offering fundraising support to help the Roger Williams Park Zoo raise the money needed to restore its harbor seal exhibit by late summer. more
(Updated 4:57 p.m.) WHEN David Stem noticed the Providence Revolving Fund sign on the George C. Arnold building downtown two years ago, he thought the structure might make a "cool" project. Restoring the 1923 building, highlighted for preservation by the … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
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