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MARTIN SHORT AND Steven Martin will host this year's Providence Performing Arts Center Annual Gala on Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Martin Short and Steve Martin to host 2018 PPAC Gala

PROVIDENCE – Billed as “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,” Martin Short and Steve Martin will host this year’s...
RICHARD RING is the deputy executive director of collections and interpretation at the Rhode Island Historical Society. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Five Questions With: Richard Ring

A graduate of Ohio State University, Richard Ring, Rhode Island Historical Society deputy executive director of collections and interpretation, has had a lifetime love...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION is offering $265,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations that serve Newport County residents. Front row, from left, Marilyn Warren of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Newport; Marty Sinnott of Child & Family in Middletown; and Rachel Holbert and Will Cronin from the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown at the announcement of last year’s grants. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

RIF offers $265K in grants to serve Newport County residents

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has put out a call for nonprofit organizations serving Newport County residents to apply for $265,000 in grants...
PAWTUCKET CREDIT UNION shows support for workers' heart health by participating in the 2014 Go Red for Women Day. This year's Go Red for Women Luncheon and Festival of Red will be held on Feb. 16 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET CREDIT UNION

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 2, 2018

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...
Beth Bixby has worked at Tides Family Services for more than 17 years. Never in her wildest dreams did she anticipate following Brother Michael Reis, the founder and now chief visionary officer, as CEO.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Look at leadership through the eyes of followers

Beth A. Bixby | Tides Family Services CEOWhat does it really mean to create a culture to serve others? I have been lucky to...
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts will hold four grant writing workshops in anticipation of its April 2 application deadline. / COURTESY RISCA

RISCA to host grant workshops prior to April application deadline

PROVIDENCE - In anticipation of its April 2 deadline, the R.I. State Council on the Arts publicized four dates on which it will hold...
TIDES FAMILY SERVICES announced Wednesday its CEO Brother Michael Reis (R) will step down to serve as Chief Visionary Officer while long-time employee Beth Bixby (L) will take over for him as head of the Christian social services organization. / COURTESY TIDES FAMILY SERVICES

Bixby to replace Reis as Tides Family Services CEO

WEST WARWICK - At the onset of its 35th anniversary celebrations, Tides Family Services announced Wednesday its CEO Brother Michael Reis will step down to...
ALYSSA DANIELSON is a co-founder of The Abandoned Dogs of RI Rescue, a nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue center in Burrillville. / COURTESY ALYSSA DANIELSON

Five Questions With: Alyssa Danielson

Alyssa Danielson has always been an animal lover and activist. Knowing from a young age she wanted to help animals, she began her career...
REPRESENTATIVES FROM Centreville Bank and Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island visit the West Warwick Senior Center on Dec. 18. From left, Heather Amaral, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island; Manny Murray, head of the senior center; Kevin Millonzi, Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island board member; and Tom Lamb, president, chairman and CEO of Centreville Bank. / COURTESY CENTREVILLE BANK

Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation donates $25K to Meals on Wheels of...

WEST WARWICK – In support of the Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island emergency meal program, the Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation donated a $25,000...
THE THEME of this year’s Southern New England Go Red for Women luncheon is “Just Breathe.”

BankNewport’s Kagan provides theme for 2018 Go Red for Women luncheon

PROVIDENCE – The 2018 Southern New England Go Red for Women luncheon, part of the American Heart Association Go Red for Women movement, will take place...
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