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Social Welfare
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Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
Hosted at its Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse, the 116th annual meeting of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket saw five new trustees appointed, three new members of the board of directors recognized and numerous employees honored. more
Without question, the most exciting economic story of the past half century has been the dramatic, and probably unprecedented, decline in global poverty. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded Riverzedge Arts a $249,000 state cultural facilities grant to fund the construction of a permanent headquarters in a former elementary school on Second Avenue in the Fairmount section of the city, according to a Monday release from the nonprofit organization. more
Held on the first day of 2017, the sixth annual Frozen Clam Dip and “Obstaplunge,” hosted by Laid-back Fitness, helped raise $10,000 in support of the R.I. Mentoring Partnership. more
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub. more
In celebration of their sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, YWCA Rhode Island is hosting its 8th annual Women Holding Office celebration and Isabelle Ahearn O’Neill Awards with a reception at the Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln. more
Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal will speak at the 2017 Providence Performing Arts Center Annual Gala, which will take place on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. more
As part of the annual Gowrie Group Challenge, which concluded earlier this year, the Gowrie Group, an independent insurance agent, raised $172,919 for The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries, breaking their previous donation record. more
A record $45 million was awarded in grants to more than 1,600 nonprofits throughout the state by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2016, according to a Wednesday statement by the organization. more
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