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A second place award in the 2016 New England Museum Association Publication Award Competition was awarded to the Old Colony History Museum for its new branding materials including the logo, as well as the letterhead, stationery and signage. more
To kick off local Memorial Day celebrations, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island plans to host its first Gold Star Gala at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick on Thursday, May 25. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Community service may be a pasttime for some people, but for Dan Corley, school reform advocate and founder of Community Preparatory School, it is the focus of his career. In 1984, Corley founded Community Preparatory School in the heart of South Providence and for the past two decades has implemented and refined innovative teaching techniques that have enabled Community Prep to grow from a small, neighborhood, inner-city school to a model in urban education. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
In celebration of their sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, YWCA Rhode Island is hosting its 8th annual Women Holding Office celebration and Isabelle Ahearn O’Neill Awards with a reception at the Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln. more
Celebrating its 10th year of participation in March of Dimes’ March for Babies Rhode Island, a fundraiser for research and programs to aid mothers in having healthy, full-term pregnancies, the McNally family of Cranston was named the 2017-2018 March of Dimes Ambassador Family for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
AIDS Project of Rhode Island announced it will hold its annual AIDS Walk for Life 2017: Fighting HIV One Step at a Time on Sunday, April 23. more
The former finance director for The Providence Plan pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to embezzling more than $740,000 of the nonprofit educational organization’s funds for his own use. more
As part of the annual Gowrie Group Challenge, which concluded earlier this year, the Gowrie Group, an independent insurance agent, raised $172,919 for The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries, breaking their previous donation record. more
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