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Five Questions With: Lou Perrotti

Lou Perrotti, director of conservation programs at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, is an experienced, broad-based conservationist and zoologist with more than 20...

5 R.I. nonprofits awarded $128K to protect against terrorist attacks

PROVIDENCE – Five nonprofits in Rhode Island were awarded a total of $128,000 in federal grants through the fiscal 2018 Department of Homeland Security’s...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. released four new 10-second ad spots from its "Fun-Sized" campaign, including a spot featuring the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, pictured above. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Commerce RI releases 4 new “Fun-Sized” ads

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. released four new ads from the “Fun-Sized” tourism campaign Wednesday.The new 10-second ads feature The Breakers, the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular...
ELSIE THE KOMODO DRAGON, a recent acquisition for the Roger Williams Park Zoo, graces the cover of the nonproft's 2017 annual report released Tuesday. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO

Expenses, support and new species outlined in RWP Zoo 2017 annual...

PROVIDENCE - In its 2017 Annual Report published Tuesday, the Roger Williams Park Zoo announced the nonprofit netted more than $10.1 million in support...
Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge from Newport to Jamestown. The 42nd annual event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Philanthropy Calendar, July 27, 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...
Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge from Newport to Jamestown. The 42nd annual event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Philanthropy Calendar, July 20, 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...

Providence’s neighborhoods in the spotlight with new online guides

On a sunny, June afternoon, two women stop to greet one another – one entering, one exiting Seven Stars Bakery on Hope Street, on...
IN THE SWING: An 18-hole golf course is one of many outdoor amenities offered for corporate outings and retreats by The Preserve at Boulder Hills in Richmond. Other activities include tennis, indoor shooting and sporting clay events, and scavenger hunts.
 / COURTESY THE PRESERVE AT BOULDER HILLS

Outdoors a draw for summer outings

The state’s array of outdoor amenities gives businesses a host of options beyond the stereotypical hotel ballroom for summer team-building getaways and other staff...

Feast with the Beasts to raise funds for Roger Williams Park...

PROVIDENCE – The Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts annual fundraiser for the Roger Williams Park Zoo, presented by Alex and Ani, will return June...
MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA announced the city's new Advanced Internship Program Monday. The program will match qualified Providence youth ages 14-24 with an employer for paid internships. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Elorza introduces Advanced Internship Program for Providence youth

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined numerous leaders in the public and private sectors in announcing the city's Advanced Internship Program Monday.The program...
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