GROW SMART RI has announced the winners of the 2019 Smart Growth Awards.

Grow Smart RI announces winners of 2019 Smart Growth Awards

PROVIDENCE – Grow Smart Rhode Island announced the winners of its eighth annual Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards Friday.The awards will be presented at...
A BETTER WAY: Capital Good Fund founder and CEO Andy Posner, left, discusses strategies to help clients understand and deal with personal finance issues with loan officers Ellie Parada, center, and Roxana ­Mercado. 
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Capital Good Fund finds success helping those who need it most

A decade ago, a Brown University graduate student hatched an idea to help Rhode Islanders with low incomes deal with the difficult financial realities...

Benjamin to chair Women’s Resource Center board

NICOLE J. BENJAMIN, an attorney with Providence-based firm Adler ­Pollock & Sheehan PC, was recently named board president for the Women’s Resource Center. Benjamin...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Providence Preservation Society’s goal is to improve the city by advocating for historic preservation and the enhancement of its unique character through thoughtful...
FOOD INSPECTORS: Employee Maria Velez, left, and CEO Navyn Salem check food packages as they move along the production line at the Edesia plant in North Kingstown.
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Edesia assembles ready-to-use remedy for the world’s hungriest

Edesia INC. Overall Excellence, 50-149 employees | 2019 PBN Manufacturing AwardsProducing peanut-based, ready-to-use foods that help treat different degrees of malnutrition experienced by pregnant women...

Five Questions With: Mary O’Rourke

Children’s Wishes, a Warwick-based nonprofit that provides wish experiences and support to families of children dealing with chronic illnesses, recently partnered with Boston-based wellness-product...
THE BOOTS ON THE GROUND Memorial has been set up annually at Roger Williams Park in Providence since 2015. This year, it will take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. / COURTESY OPERATION STAND DOWN RHODE ISLAND

Boots on the Ground Memorial moving to Newport

NEWPORT – The Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial is moving from Roger Williams Park in Providence to Fort Adams State Park in...
THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION will hold its 11th annual Fight For Air Climb on March 23 at the Omni Providence Hotel. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Philanthropy Calendar, March 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...
JOAN KWIATKOWSKI will relinquish her role as CEO of CareLink on April 1 but will remain CEO of PACE Organization of Rhode Island . The organzaitions said the move reflects growth at both nonprfots. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Kwiatkowski to relinquish CEO role at CareLink, remain CEO of PACE...

PROVIDENCE – Joan Kwiatkowski, CEO of both PACE Organization of Rhode Island and CareLink Inc., will depart CareLink to transition to a role solely...

Providence Preservation Society plans second trip to Detroit

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit preservation organization Providence Preservation Society has organized a second guided trip to Detroit to take in historically significant buildings, architecture...
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