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Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
Patricia O’Donnell Saracino, the vice president of community relations at BankRI, was recently honored by The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute as an Angel in Adoption. She was nominated by U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin. Through BankRI, Saracino has helped children in foster care attend sporting and cultural events, as well as other fun childhood activities that they otherwise would not have had the opportunity to participate in. Outside of the office, Saracino has been a dedicated volunteer at Adoption Rhode Island for nearly 10 years. She is also a proud member of a “forever family,” after adopting her daughter nine years ago. more
Dunkin’ Donuts recently announced the launch of a new joint initiative with Hasbro Children’s Hospital to promote child safety and reduce the risk of preventable injuries. more
BankNewport recently donated more than $2,600 to Save The Bay as a part of the Community Month in August. more
H. Jack Martin returned to the Providence Public Library more than a decade after he first worked there as an art and music clerk, taking the helm this past January as executive director. more
The Rhode Island Foundation’s endowment exceeds $730 million, but feeding the appetites of philanthropy is a constant exercise in relationship-building that leads to giving – an exercise two recent hires plan to help boost. more
After students at Bay View Academy Middle School in East Providence learned that toddlers residing at McAuley Village in Providence did not have “board” books to read, they recently held a book drive to benefit the children living in the two-year transitional-housing program. More than 500 books were collected for McAuley Village as a result of the initiative. more
The Kent Washington Association of Realtors’ 22nd annual golf tournament raised $9,300 to be given to three local nonprofit organizations. Checks of $3,100 each were given to the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, the House of Hope CDC and the South County Habitat for Humanity. more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Children’s Museum was awarded a three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to hire 12 full-time AmeriCorps members. more
In the 11 years since the Steel Yard opened its doors on a Providence brownfield as a community-based, metal-works training ground, the nonprofit has developed into a more broadly based organization featuring a wide array of educational offerings, and public projects and events. more
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