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The University of Rhode Island is now offering the Peace Corps Prep Program to its undergraduate students, making it the first college or university in the state to do so. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
PROVICitizens Bank announced this week that 10 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $130,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative. more
The American Heart Association’s Heart Ball has raised more than half of its targeted $500,000 for research and education funding. more
Nancy Dufresne, vice president and small-business relationship manager for Providence-based Bank Rhode Island, has received the Catherine Boisvert Walsh Outstanding Community Leader Award. more
Certified public accountants at LGC+D raised $4,221 in their Bucks for the Buzz fundraiser. more
Executive director of the Potter League for Animals discusses fundraising tactics and other plans for the league. more
WaterFire Providence announced this week that Leslie A. Gardner has been tapped to lead its board of directors. more
Matthew Vargas has won the 25th Metta Students Award, which carries a $1,000 prize. more
Eligible Rhode Island seniors in need will be able to receive free, bulk boxes of healthy food from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this summer to prepare at home. more
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