PROVIDENCE – Sen. James C. Sheehan, D-Narragansett, last week presented a $1,300 legislative grant to the USS Saratoga Museum Foundation Inc., and a $900 legislative grant to the Quonset Air Museum.
Hundreds of people take the plunge for Special Olympics Rhode Island on Jan. 1 at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett. The 38th annual Penguin Plunge raised approximately $95,000 before expenses to support more than 2,800 athletes who compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has raised more than $2 million over three decades.
Letitia and John Carter are well-known in the region for the R.I. Innovation Fellowship program run through the Rhode Island Foundation. Now in the midst of judging for the third class of winners, the fellowship awards up to $300,000 spread over three years to each of two chosen applicants to test and implement innovative ideas that have the potential to dramatically improve any area of life in Rhode Island.
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.