Newport Chamber inks PR deal with Fleming & Co.

MIDDLETOWN – The Newport County Chamber of Commerce this week named Fleming & Co. to handle its marketing and public relations campaigns.The Chamber had...
FOR HER WORK to save the Rose Island Lighthouse, Charlotte Eschenheimer Johnson will be honored with the 2007 Frederick C. Williamson Professional Leadership Award. /

R.I. historical preservation conference, <br>awards set for April 14 in Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission presents The 22nd Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference tomorrow, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...
THIS SOFT Mr. Potato Head doll was designed by Hasbro exclusively for the children aided by Operation Smile; the toy's hat bears the logo of the Virginia-based nonprofit. /

Hasbro teams up with Operation Smile

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has teamed up with Operation Smile in an international partnership, the toymaker and the Norfolk, Va.-based nonprofit announced late yesterday....
200 EMPLOYEES of Ocean State companies and organizations that have been named Well Workplaces marched from the downtown to the State House for the ceremony. /

R.I. designated nation’s first ‘Well State’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island yesterday was designated the nation’s first “Well State” by the Wellness Councils of America. The Worksite Wellness Council of Rhode...
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Preservation Society sets May 8 celebration

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society today announced plans to unveil its 2007 Most Endangered Properties List on Tuesday, May 8, during a 4...
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SBA announces winners of 2007 <br>R.I. Salute to Small Business Awards

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office has announced the winners of the 2007 Rhode Island Small Business Awards. The top...

AS220, BankRI share pride in Dreyfus Hotel

After about two years of redevelopment efforts, the former Dreyfus Hotel downtown is almost ready to open as an ornate restaurant and pub, street-level...
JOHNSON & WALES Prof. Stephen Andrade works on a project for a local nonprofit with JWU computer graphics students A.J. Paquin, left, and Holly House. /

JWU to offer nonprofits free design, tech help

Aiming to offer an “authentic learning environment,” Johnson & Wales University’s School of Technology plans to open a new center late this summer that...
FROM LEFT, Gabrielle Amadon, a patient at Hasbro Children?s Hospital, with Dr. Joseph Amaral, the hospital?s president and CEO, patient Juan Filipo, and Jim Hall, president and CEO of Children?s Miracle Network. /

Hasbro Children’s Hospital joins <br> nationwide alliance

Hasbro Children’s Hospital has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network, an alliance of premier pediatric hospitals dedicated to saving and improving the lives of...
BOWL-A-THON coordinator and BankNewport mortgage loan originator Daniel M. Silverman, left, and and Amand Frye Leihhos, executive director of The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, pose with the winning team's autographed bowling pin trophy. /

BankNewport employees raise $2K for local group

Sixty BankNewport employees recently laced up their bowling shoes to participate in the company’s annual Bowl-a-thon, which benefits a local nonprofit organization each year....
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