ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Jan. 11, 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...

Building Bridges raising funds for legal fees to appeal skyscraper zoning...

PROVIDENCE – Building Bridges Providence has been raising money to cover legal fees to appeal the City Council’s approval of a zoning change for...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE has received a $251,300 grant from the Champlin Foundation to construct a new lab, renovate a lab prep room and to invest in lab equipment. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

RIC receives $251K grant from Champlin Foundation for labs, equipment

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College received a $251,300 grant from the Champlin Foundation to construct a new laboratory, redesign and renovate a lab prep...

Children’s Friend renovating former Providence elementary school

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit Children’s Friend is overseeing the renovation of a former Providence elementary school into a new early childhood center. The Asa Messer...

Flanagan joins Rhode Island Hospitality Association board of directors

CRANSTON – In a late December announcement, Tim Flanagan, general manager of the Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, was named to the Rhode Island...

Five Questions With: Lori Stedman

Lori Stedman is the marketing director for the Jonnycake Center of Westerly. In her role, she works collaboratively to build integrated marketing campaigns with...

Laid-back Fitness 2019 Frozen Clam Dip and Obstaplunge raises $12K

PROVIDENCE – On New Year’s Day, Laid-back Fitness hosted its eighth annual Frozen Clam Dip and Obstaplunge at Goddard Memorial State Park, which raised...
ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Jan. 4, 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...
HONORED SERVICE: Joe Garlick, third from left, executive director of NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley in Woonsocket, is the recipient of this year’s $50,000 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment from the Rhode Island Foundation. Garlick meets with Murray family members, from left, Paula McNamara, Suzanne Murray, (Garlick), Terry Murray, Megan Craigen and Terry Murray Jr., following the award ceremony.
 / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Garlick awarded Murray Family Prize

JOE GARLICK, executive director of Woonsocket-based nonprofit NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, was recently awarded the 2018 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment from the...

Newport mansions again surpass 1 million visits in 2018

NEWPORT – For the third consecutive year, the Preservation Society of Newport County welcomed more than 1 million visitors to the Newport Mansions. The...
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