Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, Cristina Amedeo directs the United Way’s 2-1-1 program, a free and confidential 24/7 information and referral helpline that connects Rhode Islanders from all walks of life with human- services programs to help cope with difficult times. The 2-1-1 service has handled more than 1 million requests for help since 2007, including 213,595 calls in 2013 – a new record. more
Todd Martin, a tennis pro who ranked globally in the 1990s, has been selected to succeed Mark L. Stenning as CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.
General Treasurer Gina Raimondo recently showed her thanks to the Fidelity Investments employees who volunteered for the Capital Good Fund’s Financial Coaching Corps by awarding each member a citation commending them for their involvement.
Cox Communications recently awarded $15,000 in Cox Charities grants to 15 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations as part of its Cox Charities Employee Grant Program, an extension of the company’s philanthropic work in communities where its employees live and work. The contribution is part of a larger $28,000 gift recognizing Cox employees’ dedication to the local community.
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.