Updated March 5 at 6:05pm
Philanthropy
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Collette Foundation, the charitable arm of tour operator Collette, has named the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen as its 2014 Charity of the Year. As Charity of the Year, the nonprofit will receive a $5,000 grant from Collette as well as other financial, in-kind and volunteer support. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc. gets a lot of workers from the University of Rhode Island, so when company executives became aware of the school’s need for new engineering facilities, helping out seemed a natural fit. more
Byron Allgood, a shipping coordinator at Collette for 24 years, volunteers up to 20 hours a month mentoring an 11-year-old boy at the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club, and for four of those hours he is paid by Collette as if he were working. more
The Providence Journal Charitable Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre for production of “Macbeth.” more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. more
Teens and youth helped break ground for a renovated clubhouse and addition for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on March 14. The ceremony took place at the Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse at One Moeller Place. 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
Family Service of Rhode Island adoption open house, Sargent fundraising gala and more. more
Bristol County Savings Bank is supporting the region’s clean energy initiatives with a $45,000 commitment to the New Bedford Wind Energy Center, the bank announced. more
Dr. James F. Padbury, pediatrician-in-chief and chief of neonatal/perinatal medicine at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and the Oh-Zopfi professor of pediatrics and perinatal research at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has received a three-year, $400,000 grant from the March of Dimes to study preterm birth. more
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