Philanthropy Calendar, June 14, 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...
Pam Hyland has been the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England since late 2015 and before that headed a Girl Scout organization in upstate New York and rural Pennsylvania. She lives the Girl Scout mission, promise and law every day. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Making decisions for the long run yields the best results today

Pam Hyland | Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England president and CEOI am a lifetime professional Girl Scout. I have worked in seven states,...
PRECISE CUTS: Bert Lima, shop supervisor at The Beck Cos., operates the robotic saw jet from BACA Systems. It allows precise cuts and details in the stone countertops and pieces that Beck manufactures.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Robots seen complementing, not replacing, workers

Manufacturers in Rhode Island who are looking for greater efficiency and productivity are turning to automated machines and programmable robots, but the technology creates...
BUSY KITCHEN: Kevin Burton, right, a staffer in the Amos House soup kitchen in Providence, offers an apple to Kashaka Williams of Providence. Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes said the soup kitchen is the largest in the state and serves between 120,000 and 130,000 meals annually.
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Helping hands to get people back on their feet

Since its founding in 1976, Amos House in Providence has helped individuals get off the streets and out of financial dire straits by offering...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With June Speakman

Rep. June Speakman | Democrat, Bristol1. You decided to seek office while working at Roger Williams University. How did that affect you as a...

URI needs own board of trustees

There is no question, the University of Rhode Island is not like the Community College of Rhode Island, nor even Rhode Island College. Yet...
INTO CHARACTER: The staff at Envision Technology Advisors gets into the spirit of Halloween at the company’s annual party on Oct. 31.
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Envision Technology Advisors LLC

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 10. Envision Technology Advisors LLCHow do you encourage your staff to live more environmentally sustainable...
FERRY RIDE: Members of Province Mortgage’s operations teams visit Newport by ferry from Providence during a day of appreciation. 
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Province Mortgage Associates Inc.

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 8. Province Mortgage Associates Inc.What modifications have you made to your workplace to...
FASHIONABLE: The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. model T-shirts featuring the agency’s new logo, highlighting a national branding effort. 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode IslandHow would you describe the culture of your...
IN THE SPIRIT: Members of the Carey, Richmond & Viking staff mark the holidays with a visit from Santa.
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Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance Agency

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 12. Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance AgencyWhat are your requirements for employees to update...
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