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NEWPORT MENTAL HEALTH CEO Jamie Lehane, left, shakes hands with NMH Chief Finance and Administrative Officer Jason Costa after the organization received word of $213,000 in grants. /COURTESY NEWPORT MENTAL HEALTH

Newport Mental Health granted $213K by three R.I. foundations

NEWPORT — Newport Mental Health is celebrating four grants totaling $213,000 from three leading R.I. foundations that will secure the nonprofit’s ability to provide...
ALICIA TORBORG is the executive director of the Association of Migraine Disorders. / COURTESY ASSOCIATION OF MIGRAINE DISORDERS

Five Questions With: Alicia Torborg

Association of Migraine Disorders Executive Director Alicia Torborg began her career in the mortgage banking business, worked as director of quality and process improvement...
THE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY Providence Community Library is offering a series of legal literacy pilot programs and legal resources – known as the Legal Literacy Initiative – to Olneyville residents this summer.

PCL hosts legal literacy program

PROVIDENCE – In partnership with Libraries Without Borders, the Providence Community Library is offering a series of legal literacy pilot programs and legal resources...

Corvias Foundation announces scholarship recipients

EAST GREENWICH – Two recipients of the 2018 Employee Scholarship program were announced by the Corvias Foundation – the charitable arm of Corvias –...

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 24, 2018

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...

ACLU sues Woonsocket over Sojourner grant denial

WOONSOCKET – The ACLU of Rhode Island is suing the city on behalf of Providence-based Sojourner House over what it claims was an arbitrary...

American Heart Association recognizes three local companies for healthy cultures

PROVIDENCE — The American Heart Association has named CVS Health Corp., Amgen Inc. and Southcoast Health System Inc. to its 2018 Workplace Health Achievement...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY ANNOUNCED MONDAY the receipt of $255,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to aid in the nonprofit, community theater's growth. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep. growth plan supported by $255K R.I. Foundation grant

PROVIDENCE - As the nonprofit theater pursues a 20 percent increase in subscriptions, on Monday, Trinity Repertory Company announced the receipt of a $255,000...
DISTRICT 1199 SEIU NEW ENGLAND union members at the Groden Center schools were on strike Friday as the two parties negotiate a new contract for workers. Union members claim that low wages have caused high turnover at the schools.

SEIU 1199 strikes at Groden Center Friday

PROVIDENCE – Members of the Service Employees International Union District 1199 employed at the Groden Center Inc. went on strike Friday, at the same...

Five Questions With: Maddox Realejo

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School named pianist Maddox Realejo, of Glocester, winner of the annual Rhode Island Philharmonic Concerto & Aria Competition for...
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