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Friday, January 18, 2019

RWU, food-service provider offer hot meals amid government shutdown

BRISTOL – Approximately 70 active-duty members of the U.S. Coast Guard and their families lined up to receive free hot meals from Roger Williams...

Five Questions With: Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson is a third-grade English language-learner teacher at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Providence and winner of the 2018-19 Milken Family Foundation...

BankRI holiday giving campaign sends 1,400 gifts to local youths

PROVIDENCE – Wrapping up its 21st annual season, the Bank Rhode Island Holiday Giving Tree program collected 1,481 gifts to distribute to local children.Throughout...

Kidder named new chair of College Unbound board

PROVIDENCE – At its annual meeting on Jan. 11, College Unbound announced Patricia Kidder, an attorney and owner of Credit’s Cool in Newport, will...

Virtual dissection table aids St. Mary Academy students’ biology research

EAST PROVIDENCE – Earlier this month, St. Mary Academy Bay View announced the purchase of a virtual human dissection table to provide scientific imagery to...
ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Jan. 18, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
Before becoming president and CEO of Thundermist Health Center in 2017, Jeanne LaChance served as the health care provider’s chief financial officer, which followed executive positions at Westerly Hospital and United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, N.Y. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

A deep connection to clients yields results and loyalty

Jeanne LaChance | Thundermist Health Center president and CEOAfter more than 20 fulfilling years working in hospital administration elsewhere, I have reached a new...

Five Questions With Sabina Matos

5Q: Sabina Matos | President, Providence City Council1. How will you encourage more widespread economic development across Providence neighborhoods? Successful economic development depends...
Bruce Newbury

Fast start for food and wine events

Whoever said things slow down after the holidays must spend a lot of time at home. This still-new year is showing no signs of...
GATHERING PLACE: Anne Holland, left, founder of the What Cheer Writer’s Club, with Jodie Vinson, program manager. Holland started the club because she wanted a place where local writers of all sorts could work, network and collaborate.

A space for writers to work

Anne Holland was a business journalist working from home when she thought of creating a gathering place for writers of all sorts – journalists,...
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