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Digit Murphy dashed to the podium to accept her Outstanding Mentor award Thursday afternoon at the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards luncheon & Women’s Leadership Summit. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded its 2016 Best Practice awards to GrowSmartRI, House of Hope Community Development Corp., Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Partnership for Providence Parks and Sojourner House in an event held at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Providence campus Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the sixth-worst state to grow old, according to a study by Caring.com. more
For the third year in a row, Bristol County is the healthiest county in Rhode Island and Providence County is the least healthy, according to the seventh annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
During the organization’s 148th annual meeting, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence, the oldest continually operating club in the nation, named Cesar Pimental its Youth of the Year and appointed five new governors to its board. more
More than 500 people attended the sold-out Rhode Island Community Food Bank Truck Stop event April 29 and helped raise more than $132,000 to fight hunger and aid Rhode Islanders in need. more
Six Rhode Island homeless assistance programs received $2.4 million in Continuum of Care grants from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said recently. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded The Miriam Hospital a five-year grant totaling $743,869 to study media influences on risk behaviors among young men who have sex with men and to develop an online health media literacy intervention to help reduce HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among this population. more
Dennis Roy is president and chief executive officer of East Bay Community Action Program, a nonprofit organization that merged recently with East Bay Center. Roy, a board member of the Rhode Island Health Center Association and the Rhode Island Community Action Association, talked with Providence Business News about the merger of nonprofit organizations EBCAP and East Bay Center – which did not trigger staff reductions – and how that merger will impact their respective constituencies. more
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