Rhode Island Innovation Fellows Amy Bernhardt and David Dadekian will pursue projects in the textile and food industries respectively, the Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday. Bernhardt’s project, Colorfast, will establish a research and manufacturing facility to design digitally printed textiles, while Dadekian’s project, the Eat Drink Rhode Island Central Market, would include a public market and tourism and educational components.
A $10,000 grant from Bank of America Rhode Island to the R.I. State Council on the Arts for its Big Yellow School Bus program is helping ensure that students can attend arts and cultural events during the school year.
Amica Insurance is donating $10,000 to The Jimmy Fund during a check presentation at the 7th Annual Tame the Tigers golf tournament, on May 12.
The gift will be presented at The International Golf Club & Resort in Bolton, Mass.
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