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COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Small Business Saturday SHOP RI committee members, from left, Claudia Lowe, special projects coordinator; Bob Killian, co-chair and business manager; Sue Babin, co-chair and operations director; and Brian La Fauci pose for a photo during last year’s Small Business Saturday event at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. This year’s event will be held at the Crowne Plaza on Nov. 24.
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Editor’s Choice: Show support for small businesses on Nov. 24

EDITOR’S CHOICE Show support for small businesses on Nov. 24 MORE THAN 100 Rhode Island-based small businesses will set up sale displays as part...
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Keith A. Hovan, president and CEO of Southcoast Health System, will be the keynote speaker at the SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast meeting on Nov. 14 at Century House in Acushnet.
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EDITOR’S CHOICE Hovan to speak at annual Chamber breakfast meeting THE SOUTHCOAST CHAMBER of Commerce will hold its 132nd annual Business Meeting, which will...
HARVEST FAIR: A woman observes items for sale during last year’s Harvest Time Fair, hosted by United Methodist Elder Care, which has since become Aldersbridge Communities. This year’s fair will be held Nov. 9-10 at two East Providence locations, Winslow Gardens and Linn Health & Rehabilitation.
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Editor’s Choice: Aldersbridge Communities to hold annual Harvest Time Fair

EDITOR’S CHOICE Aldersbridge Communities to hold annual Harvest Time Fair ALDERSBRIDGE COMMUNITIES will hold its annual Harvest Time Fair. Handmade crafts, jewelry, books, furniture,...
IN THE ROUND: Panelists participate in a roundtable discussion, “The Death and Life of American Planning - Building Our Future,” during last year’s Providence Symposium. This year’s symposium, hosted by the Providence Preservation Society, will be held at various locations around the city Nov. 1-3.
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Editor’s Choice: Providence Preservation Society to hold annual Providence Symposium

EDITOR’S CHOICE PPS to hold annual Providence Symposium Nov. 1-3 PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY will hold its annual Providence Symposium, titled “Preservation and Place: The...
CELEBRATING PRESERVATION: Attendees applaud during last year’s Rhody Awards ceremony, hosted by Preserve Rhode Island and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. This year’s ceremony will take place Oct. 21 at Belcourt of Newport. / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Editor’s Choice: Honoring those who preserve history

EDITOR’S CHOICE Honoring those who preserve history PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission will hold their annual Rhody Awards...
FLAVORFUL SELECTIONS: Attendees observe various food items on display during last year’s Taste of Southern Rhode Island event. This year’s event, hosted by the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, will take place Oct. 18 at Clark Farms in South Kingstown.
 / COURTESY SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Editor’s Choice: Sample food, spirits from southern Rhode Island

EDITOR’S CHOICE Sample food, spirits from southern Rhode Island THE ANNUAL TASTE of Southern Rhode Island, held by the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce,...
LEAN DISCUSSION: Attendees sit in on a discussion during the GBMP’s annual Northeast Lean Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., in 2016. This year’s conference will be held at the R.I. Convention Center in Providence Oct. 10-11. / COURTESY GBMP

Editor’s Choice: GBMP to hold 14th annual Northeast Lean Conference

EDITOR’S CHOICE GBMP to hold 14th annual Northeast Lean Conference GBMP, A MASSACHUSETTS-BASED nonprofit, will hold its 14th annual Northeast Lean Conference in Rhode...
COMMUNITY RECOGNITION: Lisa Ranglin, president of the Rhode Island Black Business ­Association, addresses the audience during last year’s Awards Gala. The association will hold its seventh annual Awards Gala, honoring small-business owners, local leaders 
and volunteers, in Warwick on Oct. 5, at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick.
 / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Editor’s Choice: RIBBA to honor local business owners at annual Awards...

EDITOR’S CHOICE RIBBA to honor local business owners at annual Awards Gala THE RHODE ISLAND Black Business Association will host its seventh annual Awards...
ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT: Attendees listen to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo speak during an economic-outlook luncheon event in 2017 at the R.I. Convention Center. The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s latest luncheon, to be held Sept. 24, will feature Ravi Kumar, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys.
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Editor’s Choice: Celebrate local businesses at economic outlook luncheon

EDITOR’S CHOICE Celebrate local businesses at economic-outlook luncheon RAVI KUMAR, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys, will participate in a moderated conversation...
FUN FESTIVITIES: A young attendee receives face painting during last year’s Community Connections Walk-a-thon & Family Fun Day.   
 / COURTESY COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS INC.

Editor’s Choice: Community Connections fundraiser to benefit individuals with disabilities

EDITOR’S CHOICE Walk-a-thon to benefit individuals with disabilities COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS INC. will hold its 11th annual Walk-a-thon & Family Fun Day to bring awareness...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am