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NINETY PERCENT of the more than 250 students taking classes during the Community College of Rhode Island’s January 2019 winter session received a passing grade. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI: 90 percent of winter session students received passing grades

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island’s first winter session in more than three decades received a passing grade – both literally and figuratively. The...

Five Questions With: Kristin Quinn

Kristin Quinn is the executive director of the Woonsocket YMCA. She succeeds Diane Martin, who served in the position for more than a decade....
RHODE ISLAND has been selected as one of four states to receive a $300,000 fitness equipment gift from the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils as part of the foundation’s “DON’T QUIT!” campaign.

R.I. among 4 states selected for $300K fitness equipment gift

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has been selected as one of four states to receive a $300,000 fitness equipment gift from the National Foundation for...
HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL leadership receives a $103,066 donation from Spirit Halloween representatives on Jan. 22. The funds, raised through the retailer’s "Spirit of Children" program, will benefit the hospital’s Child Life program. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Hasbro Children’s Hospital receives $103K from Spirit Halloween

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children’s Hospital was the beneficiary of a $103,066 donation from seasonal Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween, which the hospital received Jan. 22...
MORE THAN $60,000 was raised for Rhode Island-based nonprofits at the 2018 Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in July. Pictured, from left: Ernie Spaziano, Holy Family Home for Women and Children director; David Beauchesne, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School executive director; the Rev. Edward Cardente, pastor of Holy Family Home for Women and Children; Mike Scarpetti, Boys & Girls Club of Providence director of operations; Robert Naparstek, Rhode Island Philharmonic board president; Annette Mozzoni, Rhode Island Philharmonic director of education; Nancy Diz Bain, co-director of the Met School; Jeffrey Osborne; Eileen Hayes, Amos House executive director; Ron Wright, Button Hole Golf Course executive director; Carlene Casciano-McCann, St. Mary’s Home for Children executive director; and Adam Bush, founding provost of College Unbound. / COURTESY JEFFREY OSBORNE FOUNDATION

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raises $60K for local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – More than $60,000 was raised at the annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held over the summer, with the funds benefiting multiple Rhode...
ORANGETHEORY FITNESS in Cranston has teamed up with Comprehensive Community Action Program for the inaugural "Burning to Keep Others Warm" blanket and clothing drive. Clothing items can be dropped off at the fitness facility at 4 Chapel View Blvd. in Cranston from now until Feb. 17. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 15, 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...
DEEPLY FOCUSED: Matthew Shenoda, social equity and inclusion vice president at Rhode Island School of Design, speaks with social equity inclusion fellow Rene Payne.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Matthew Shenoda

5Q: Matthew Shenoda | Social equity and inclusion vice president, Rhode Island School of Design 1. You’ve held the inaugural position of social equity...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley is a community-development corporation that works with residents, businesses and neighborhood institutions to enrich neighborhood life and make affordable-housing...

Steinberg asks NRI Chamber members to help state better educate children

LINCOLN – Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg on Feb. 6 challenged attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s...

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. on Feb. 12. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s office said...
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