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Social Welfare
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David Jones is president and CEO of the Capital Wealth Foundation, a new philanthropic platform. Jones, with 40 years of sales, marketing and communications, decided to get involved in philanthropy after his stage 4 cancer went into remission last year. more
The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
(Updated, March 22, 1:24 p.m.) A two-part series by PBN staff writers Mary MacDonald and Eli Sherman on the Providence 6-10 Connector controversy took first place in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual Best in Business competition. more
Hakon Heimer is a science editor and consultant on mental illness and neuroscience based in Providence. He is the founder of Schizophrenia Research Forum, an online knowledge environment for researchers, and program adviser on cognitive disorders to the Banbury Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. 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
“Fashion and Satire: The Drawings of Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson,” a new on-loan exhibit at Rosecliff, was opened to the public in late January by the Preservation Society of Newport County and will be accessible until May 7. more
Collette presented a $6,500 grant to The College Crusade of Rhode Island in early March to help support the organization’s college readiness programs for students in Joseph Jenks Junior High School and Samuel Slater Junior High School in Pawtucket. more
(Updated 3:04 and 3:57 p.m.) “Reckless and unrealistic.” “An assault to our values as Rhode Islanders.” more
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