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Five Questions With: Miki Ohlsen

Miki Ohlsen is the artistic director the Newport-based contemporary ballet company Island Moving Company, a position she has held since its inception in 1982....

Programming on Oliver Hazard Perry headed in new direction

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The nonprofit group that operates Rhode Island's official Tall Ship, the Oliver Hazard Perry, has changed course, and the group says...
Megan Fisher has resided in Rhode Island for 17 years, leading the Roger Williams Park Conservancy since January 2018. She has a master’s degree in museum studies from Brown University and a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from Tufts University. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Being mission-focused but adaptable in execution creates best outcomes

Megan Fischer | Roger Williams Park Conservancy executive directorAn influential mentor early in my nonprofit career instilled in her team the importance of holding...
PERCUSSION SKILLS: Meeting Street teacher’s assistant Ruth Espinal, right, practices percussion skills with Cameron Cuddy at the Early Learning Center.
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Meeting Street expanding special-needs school

For more than 70 years, Meeting Street has pushed to be a national leader in development and education of children of all ages and...
ATTENDEES GATHER during last year's Gianna Cirella Memorial Gala. This year's gala will be held on April 27 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick. / COURTESY GIANNA CIRELLA MEMORIAL FUND

Philanthropy Calendar, April 19, 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...

Community Provider Network of R.I. hires executive director after national search

WARWICK – The Community Provider Network of Rhode Island has named Tina Spears as its executive director after conducting a national search.The group, which...

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island named peak performer

LEE LEWIS is the president of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island, a Warwick-based nonprofit that provides K-12 students with skills and knowledge in workforce...
A PAIR OF RUNNERS participate during last year's Run For Your Life 5K at the University of Rhode Island. This year's 5K will be held Sunday, April 14, at the university. / COURTESY RUN FOR YOUR LIFE 5K

Philanthropy Calendar, April 12, 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...
A RENDERING of the Living Edge proposal by Adam Anderson selected as the winner of the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge. / COURTESY DOWNCITY DESIGN

Anderson of Design Under Sky selected for 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge

PROVIDENCE – Adam Anderson of Design Under Sky had the winning proposal for the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge, DownCity Design announced this week.The design...
AFTER GOING ON-AIR with his mother to share his story as a Hasbro Children’s Hospital, 7-year-old Kai Vitolo joined volunteers at the phone bank to take calls from donors during the hospital's annual radiothon last Thursday. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital radiothon brings in $428,190

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children's Hospital says it raised $428,190 during its annual radiothon last week in collaboration with Cumulus Providence stations WPRO-FM 92.3 ,...
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