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Providence Community Library was awarded a renewable, three-year $89,320 grant from the United Way of Rhode Island to support its Summer Reading in the Schoolyard program, which began July 5 and will deliver summer reading opportunities to students who do not have access to regular library services over the vacation months via its existing mobile library. more
Sherilyn Brown is education director at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, which, with the R.I. Department of Health, recently partnered to create the Arts & Health Advisory Group, which grew out of Rhode Island artists’ experiences working in the fields of health and healing. more
As part of their June meeting, members of the Executives Association of Rhode Island donated more than 300 pounds of food to St. Rita’s Church pantry. more
Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State. more
The city has opened a free water park, an outdoor play space at Joslin Recreation Center that is designed to be open year-round, and is accessible to children and adults. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc. last week announced a partnership with the National Adoption Foundation to provide financing to families planning to adopt children. more
Dr. Jack A. Elias is dean of medicine and biological sciences, the Frank L. Day professor of biology and professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University. more
Team members of Price Rite Supermarkets presented a check for $52,190 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank after raising the funds in the annual Check Out Hunger campaign. more
The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson. more
Rhode Island Housing recently opened a help center in Warwick to help homeowners in financial distress find alternatives to foreclosure. more
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