CVS Caremark Corp. is participating today in National Wear Red Day by encouraging all colleagues, including those at all 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations across the country, to wear red and join in the nationwide effort to create awareness of the battle against heart disease in women.
Contestants in the 2013 Miss Rhode Island pageant join other volunteers on May 18 to help clean up the Seekonk River. The project was hosted by the Miss RI Scholarship Program and the Narragansett Bay Commission, which contributed a $500 grant toward the cleanup. The project, which included the planting of cordgrass along the banks of the river, took place at the commission’s Bucklin Point wastewater-treatment facility in East Providence. The Miss Rhode Island competition will be held June 1.
Norma Santaniello of North Providence will receive the 2013 AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Community Service next month – the association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Rhode Island selected Santaniello for service that has greatly benefited her community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers, the nonprofit said.
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.