Community, business leaders raise $100K for children’s fund

Children’s Friend recently welcomed first lady Stephanie Chafee, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, as well as corporate and advocacy leaders for the ninth annual Investing in Our Children Luncheon. The event, which included a silent auction and raffle, raised roughly $100,000 for Children’s Friend’s programs for child welfare and development, family support and mental health. In addition, The Washington Trust Co. was presented with the 2011 Friend of Children Award. More

To continue reading this article, please do one of the following.



NEWS IN BRIEF

Community, business leaders raise $100K for children’s fund

LEADERS IN BUSINESS and advocacy joined to support Children’s Friend at the ninth annual Investing In Our Children Luncheon; from left: Tom Bovis, assistant vice president, Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island; First Lady Stephanie Chafee; Judith Cuccorelli, public relations and event planner; Julie Casimiro, vice president, advancement, Children’s Friend; Bahjat Shariff, vice president of operations, Howley Bread Group; David Caprio, president and CEO, Children’s Friend; U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline; Kimberly I. McCarthy, chairman of the board, Children’s Friend; Thomas Walsh Jr., government relations manager, GTECH Corp.; and Peter Miniati, vice president and planning officer, The Washington Trust Co.
Posted 11/28/11

Children’s Friend recently welcomed first lady Stephanie Chafee, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, as well as corporate and advocacy leaders for the ninth annual Investing in Our Children Luncheon. The event, which included a silent auction and raffle, raised roughly $100,000 for Children’s Friend’s programs for child welfare and development, family support and mental health. In addition, The Washington Trust Co. was presented with the 2011 Friend of Children Award.

“While this economy has taken its toll across the country, Rhode Islanders have been hit harder than most,” said David Caprio, president and CEO of Children’s Friend. “Thanks to the generous support we are receiving today, we can continue to make a difference in children’s lives.”

Caprio continued, “We are especially grateful that we can call Governor and first lady Chafee, Congressman Cicilline and Mayor Taveras friends and thank them for all they do to make sure that all kids in Rhode Island have access to the best start for a successful life.” •

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement