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Social Welfare
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In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Now customers who use their loyalty card when shopping at Stop & Shop can help two New England schools of their choice earn money through the A+ School Rewards program during the 2016-17 school year. more
The next phase of the Newport Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center’s restoration began on Nov. 21 with the installation of four, more-than-35-foot-long structural steel columns and beams weighing 5 tons each. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse awarded its first-ever Food Impact Award to Julius Searight, founder and director of Food4Good. more
Kelly Henry is the manager of residential advocacy at Sojourner House in Providence, a positon she has held for three years. She has been working in direct services for domestic violence and sexual assault for nearly 20 years, work she began after graduating from Illinois State University with degrees in English and women’s studies. Here, Henry describes the need for support services for men who are victims of domestic violence. more
As part of the ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Rhode Island’s World War II Foundation will debut its newest documentary, “Remember Pearl Harbor,” inside Hangar 79 on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor at a Dec. 4 event. more
The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded The Miriam Hospital a five-year grant totaling $743,869 to study media influences on risk behaviors among young men who have sex with men and to develop an online health media literacy intervention to help reduce HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among this population. more
Pawtucket’s Blackstone Valley Visitor Center and Woonsocket’s Museum of Work & Culture each received a $20,000 grant from Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc. as part of the foundation’s more than 30-year commitment to supporting tourism in the Blackstone River Valley. more
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