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Social Welfare
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The Retail Project RI LLC, a project launched through the Innovation Fellowship program at the Rhode Island Foundation, has launched its fourth retail brand, Fetcher Bay, and its fourth retail brand, Fetcher Bay, and its online store FetcherBay.com, to provide dog owners with canine camping gear. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a workshop on advocacy and lobbying for nonprofits on March 24. more
Camp Yawgoog, a 1,800-acre Boy Scout camp, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, with a homecoming weekend planned for late July. more
Six Canstruction RI sculptures, created by teams of architects, engineers and contractors with nearly 30,000 pounds of canned food, are on exhibit along the Providence Place Skybridge Concourse through March 25 – part of an effort to address food insecurity in Rhode Island. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence recently released a report, “Domestic Violence Homicides in Rhode Island, 2006-2015.” The state’s first such report summarizes key findings, provides homicide incident descriptions and issues recommendations to prevent future domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island. According to the report, from 2006 to 2015, 54 people lost their lives to domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island, in the course of 48 incidents. Between three and nine homicide incidents occurred each year. more
Carla Hall, known as a Top Chef finalist and co-host of ABC’s “The Chew,” told the audience of 1,100 at Bryant University’s 19th annual Women’s Summit on Friday about the “squirrely path” she took to get to where she is today. more
If you drive, fly or ride a horse, odds are good that those experiences were enhanced by one or more of Bouckaert Industrial Textiles' diversified textile products. Needle-punch wool and synthetic felts, for instance, are in automotive carpet … more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked ninth worst for families among 30 metro areas in the country, according to Apartment List, an online rental marketplace. more
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