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Philanthropy
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In honor of the school’s centennial anniversary, Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley announced a $100,000 gift in support of Catholic education in Providence during a press conference Tuesday at St. Pius V School. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded a $100,000 grant to The Steel Yard last year to help cover the cost of the organization’s window restoration in its historic studio, the site of the former Providence Steel and Iron Co. more
An amateur sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public. more
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history. more
Ronald K. Machtley is president of Bryant University, which recently received a $2.5 million challenge grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation for the university’s School of Health Sciences. more
In a move that will quadruple the size of New Bedford’s Captain Paul Cuffe Park, a $300,000 grant has allowed the New Bedford Whaling Museum to move forward with the design and planning process for a renovated green space in the city’s historic district. more
To kick off local Memorial Day celebrations, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island plans to host its first Gold Star Gala at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick on Thursday, May 25. more
Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000. more
Giving back to the community is the most heartwarming, gratifying job. For me, it led initially to volunteering at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, which was followed by a position on the board of directors, and today I am its executive director. more
The 1,100-plus CVS Health MinuteClinic locations across the country will observe Valentine’s Day this year by offering free “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings – measuring total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index – for its customers. more
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