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Sheri L. Pizzi become president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island in September 2015 for a two-year term. She has been a member of the society for 18 years and has served on its board of directors for more than a decade. Here, she describes the value of and challenges to the nonprofit. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is giving a $50,000 grant to the Rhode Island Business Group on Health to roll-out a “Choosing Wisely – RI” campaign to reduce waste in the state’s health care delivery system. more
Bristol County, Mass., is one of 14 newly designated counties in 10 states that have been named High Density Drug Trafficking Areas, according to Michael Botticelli, director of the National Drug Control Policy. more
Bryant University’s Women’s Summit is slated for March 18, and more than 1,000 women are expected to attend the annual event. more
Gently used or new coats, scarves, gloves, hats, socks and footwear are being accepted for Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent’s “winter warmth drive” throughout January. more
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, WalletHub looked at the states and Washington, D.C. to determine which ones are the most racially integrated and achieved the most racial progress. more
For many residents of Forand Manor, a public housing high-rise for seniors in Central Falls, there is basically one option for healthy food shopping. A Stop & Shop across the Seekonk River in Pawtucket pays for a bus every Tuesday and Friday. more
MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … 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
Toray Plastics (America) Inc.’s 12th annual Toys for Tots and Navy Caring and Sharing Breakfast raised $3,500 for the Navy program and collected 600 toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. more
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