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Social Welfare
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The New Bedford Whaling Museum broke ground Monday on a new 17,000-square-foot education center and research library. more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. 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
BankNewport recently announced its second-year partnership with Rogers High School in Newport, to sponsor a youth financial literacy program during the 2013-2014 academic school year. The program complements the high school’s personal financial education initiative for students and consists of monthly classroom presentations by BankNewport’s management team on topics that included: careers, savings, checking accounts, debit cards, online banking, online bill payment, financial planning, credit and budgeting. more
The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
Executive director of Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island. 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
A behavioral-health intervention program for Woonsocket students kicked off with six weeks of training this summer and is expanding to West Warwick in the fall as a way for educators and health providers to team up to help at-risk youth. more
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