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CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket discusses the latest developments at the still-growing nonprofit. more
More than 300 of the Ocean State’s business leaders joined the nine honorees at Providence Business News’ 14th annual Business Excellence Awards celebration on Wednesday, Nov.12 at the Providence Marriott. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 Cox Technology Center to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on Nov. 12. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island has opened its latest housing project, offering veterans a new three-building property featuring 10 apartments, including four family units, in Westerly. more
Re/Max First Choice real estate agent Mark DeCosta recently thanked Hasbro Children’s Hospital by hosting his third annual block party fundraising event in his hometown in Coventry. more
Three members of the East Providence Fire Engine No. 4 recently surprised pre-K students and kindergarten students at Bay View Academy in East Providence with a lesson on fire safety. more
Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
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