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Edward A. Hjerpe III is president and CEO of Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. The bank is working with New England states to spur economic development through various programs, including Jobs for New England and Helping to House New England. Hjerpe talks with Providence Business News about those programs and how Rhode Island fits into the overall mix. more
Harvest Kitchen, a food industry training program run by Farm Fresh Rhode Island, will move this year into new facilities in Pawtucket. The operation will occupy the ground level of 2 Bayley St., in what will become a renovated, mixed-use development that includes affordable apartments on upper floors. more
Mark Guarraia has been elected secretary of DESIGNxRI. He currently serves as director of industrial design at Ximedica and is an adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He holds an … more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will celebrate the fifth annual Blue across Rhode Island on Friday, Sept. 23, by lending its support to 13 community organizations across the state in their annual companywide, employee volunteer day. 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
Johnnie C. Chace has joined Family Service of Rhode Island as director of philanthropy. Chase has served on the Providence Tourism Council and the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts. She holds a B.A. in Asian studies from Hamilton College. 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
(Updated 2:35 p.m.) The Capital Good Fund is launching a $4.25 million direct public offering aimed at generating 60 jobs and 17,000 loans over the next five years. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
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