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Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
At the Boys & Girls Club of East Providence, I am both blessed and cursed by the power of history. Our organization has been a vibrant part of our community for more than 80 years, and my leadership team has worked together for more than a dozen. … more
Rhode Island had the 12th-lowest rate of obesity in the nation last year, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America,” a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released Thursday. more
Rhode Island Housing recently opened a help center in Warwick to help homeowners in financial distress find alternatives to foreclosure. more
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Corp. of Massachusetts and PURE Insurance raised over $5,000 during their VIP Reception at the Boston Winery in Dorchester. more
On Sept. 23, hundreds of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island employees will provide hands-on support to 13 nonprofit community organizations during BCBSRI’s fifth annual Blue across Rhode Island. more
The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
Higher Ground International will present its Village Leader Awards to three Higher Ground community members during its 2016 Cultural Gala on the evening of Sept. 23 at the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
The 13th annual Edd Pedro Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the 1,000 children in Rhode Island who suffer from juvenile arthritis was held on Aug. 7 at Slater Memorial Park. more
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