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Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable foundation, awarded grants totaling $80,000 to 12 Pawtucket-area nonprofit organizations last week during a ceremony at the Pawtucket Country Club on March 30. more
Over the past three years the board and staff of Crossroads Rhode Island have engineered a massive overhaul of the organization's mission and methods, and in the process, created permanent housing for some of the state's most needy people. … more
PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
PACE Organization of Rhode Island will host geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas and the “Age of Disruption” tour as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations on May 19 at the Park Theatre in Cranston. more
The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million, the largest donation in its history, from an anonymous benefactor. more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
During a fundraising gala at the Newport Marriott, in celebration of its 30th anniversary serving Rhode Islanders, RE/MAX in Rhode Island raised more than $16,000 in support of Hasbro Children’s Hospital as well as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Hasbro Children’s Hospital is a partner. more
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