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Social Welfare
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Nicki M. Maher, vice president of Alex and Ani | Charity by Design has been named the March of Dimes Rhode Island 2015 Citizen of the Year. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has selected 13 nonprofit mid-career executives for fellowships that enable them to take short sabbaticals to re-charge and energize their leadership skills. more
Bristol County again is the healthiest county in the state and Providence is the least, according to the sixth annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
(Updated 11:50 a.m.) The American Heart Association has selected the Providence market as one of 15 around the nation to target health-promotion efforts at the community level using federal funds. more
Osbert Duoa moved to Rhode Island with his mother when he was 5 years old. By the time he turned 14 he was skipping school to get into fights. "I felt like the world was in my hands and I could do whatever I wanted," Duoa told Providence … more
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and Mayor Allan Fung will visit members of the Cranston Senior Services’ Retired Senior Volunteer Program on Monday morning to thank them for their volunteerism and announce more than $150,000 in federal funding to boost their efforts. more
Tracey Cheney and a group of friends have donated 25 specialty bags loaded with blankets, lotion and other gifts for women undergoing chemotherapy at the Program in Women’s Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
Sojourner House, a comprehensive anti-violence agency serving the Providence and northern Rhode Island, recently kicked off its annual 100 Campaign. more
The Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. has raised $8,856 at its third annual Winter Sparkle culinary event at the Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum on Feb. 7. more
The Newport Art Museum raised $15,000 on Feb. 27 at a Midwinter White Party. more
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