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Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 has named Newport County Women’s Resource Center a “2016 Champion in Action,” awarding it $35,000 in unrestricted funding, media coverage and promotional and volunteer support, according to a press release. more
American employers lose about $226 billion annually due to health care expenses and health-related losses in productivity, according to a statement from Southcoast Health, and employers face $12.7 billion in annual medical premiums for one increasingly problematic health issue – obesity. What’s an employer to do? more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
The Nemasket Group, a Fairhaven organization which aids families and individuals with disabilities, has been able to expand its administrative, meeting and training space through a $1.725 million MassDevelopment bond. more
During this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival, the 20th annual celebration, the weeklong programming will once again include the Rhode Island Film Forum. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
At its ninth annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency in Newport on June 4, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State raised a record $123,000 to support its mentorship of area youth. more
Jeffrey Cannell has been appointed library director at Providence Community Library. He joins the library from the New York state education department, where he served as deputy commissioner of cultural education. Cannell holds a B.A. in English and … more
Bryanna Del Santo has been named community-engagement coordinator for ONE Neighborhood Builders. She previously worked for Meeting Street School with the state's Family Visiting program. She holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Rhode … more
Karelin Marcia has been promoted to community-health integrator at ONE Neighborhood Builders. She previously served as community-engagement intern with the organization. Marcia holds a B.S. in human development and family studies from the University … more
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