Eighty-one nonprofit organizations on Dec. 19 share in $1.3 million raised from last summer’s CVS Caremark Charity Classic, at a presentation held at CVS Caremark’s Woonsocket headquarters. Awarding funds from the tournament were (front row from left): CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo; PGA Tour professional/CVS Caremark Charity Classic co-host Billy Andrade; PGA Tour professional/CVS Caremark Charity Classic co-host Brad Faxon and tournament Chairwoman Eileen Howard Boone.
The Rockefeller Foundation has awarded a $559,296 grant to the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to coordinate and support the foundation’s Oceans & Fisheries Initiative.
Marble busts from the Vanderbilt family, which built The Breakers, the grandest summer cottage in the City by the Sea, have become a permanent fixture at the mansion, courtesy of the owner and several donors.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.