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Philanthropy
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Trudy Rawles, Bank Rhode Island employee and cancer survivor, was recently presented with a ceremonial game ball as part of the eighth annual URI Pink Out event supporting the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. more
From the time he was in middle school through his undergraduate years at Providence College, Richard Voccio worked for his father and three uncles in the costume jewelry manufacturing business. The business, Torino Creations, started small in the early 1960s and quickly grew into a multimillion dollar operation. Along the way his father and uncles demonstrated the importance of a strong work ethic. more
Health Concepts, Ltd., has won second place in the 4th annual national Pink Glove Dance Video competition. more
Mentors get support, Alex and Ani help out the Junior League, red is the color to wear and more. more
United Way of Rhode Island recently honored Joanne McGunagle and Carolyn Belisle as Rhode Island 2-1-1 Partners of the Year for their efforts to help the 2-1-1 program – a 24/7 helpline connecting Rhode Islanders to human-services agencies throughout the state – thrive. more
Modeled on a traditional library, a human library consists of “human books” – real people who have volunteered to tell their personal stories and to answer questions about life experiences. more
The Gencorp Insurance Charitable Foundation recently distributed $14,200 in grant awards to local nonprofits at its annual grant awards presentation at Quidnessett Country Club in Exeter. more
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. more
The ninth annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on Saturday, March 22, at the IYRS Newport campus will connect employers and career seekers. more
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