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Social Welfare
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WEST GREENWICH – The Nature Conservancy dedicated the McAlpine-Shepard Preserve at Tillinghast Pond last week with a stone monument and ceremonial ribbon to open a new trail. Five-hundred acres of open space was dedicated to the … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $2.7 million in grants from its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Rhode Island. more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
Pawtucket Credit Union has donated $10,000 to several local food pantries to ease the hardship for many in putting food on the table daily. more
School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America is preparing for its annual Scouting for Food/Good Turn Drive for the 28th consecutive year. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by presenting more than $17,000 from the sale of Ribbon of Hope license plates to the state. more
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