Updated February 22 at 8:08pm
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The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton recently received a $5,000 donation from Mechanics Cooperative Bank, which will go toward its emergency building repair fund. more
U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin joined volunteers from Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, Team Rubicon and the Home Depot Foundation in celebrating recently the help the organizations gave in replacing a roof at the home of Emile Johnson, a Vietnam War veteran. more
For its support and development of the local ScoutReach program, which provides more than 1,000 urban and at-risk youth with scouting opportunities, Bristol County Savings Bank was awarded the Scouting Urban Outreach Service Award from the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America early last month. more
Rhode Island will receive $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs for the hungry and homeless, the state’s federal delegation announced Thursday. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. more
The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
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
Cancer survivors, their family members and friends are invited to the second annual Cancer Survivors Tea, which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. more
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