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Social Welfare
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The YMCA of Greater Providence has exceeded its 2014 annual campaign goal of $925,000. YMCA of Greater Providence board of directors Chairman Patricia Thompson called the accomplishment an “important benchmark” whose success “allows our Y to help all those in need of Y programming and services.” more
The Providence After School Alliance is the only homegrown, Rhode Island nonprofit on the S&I 100 Index compiled by the Social Impact Exchange in an effort to attract funders by offering “proof of results.” more
Merrill W. Sherman was recently honored with the United Way of Rhode Island’s Tocqueville Society Award in recognition of more than 15 years of generous contributions of both time and resources as a member of UWRI’s Tocqueville Society. Sherman has received recognition for both her professional and personal accomplishments, including Citizen of the Year by March of Dimes in 2007. She has served as a director for several organizations, including Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. and The Providence Journal Co. Sherman also helped spearhead the creation of Bank Rhode Island in 1996 and served as the president and CEO of BanCorp Rhode Island Inc. until 2012. Sherman continues to provide leadership roles for several educational, civic and philanthropic institutions and she was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2007. more
Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and the Mary C. Pucci Foundation recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in health care. more
Admirals Bank is the presenting sponsor for the 31st annual Allen H. Chatterton Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament after awarding $10,000 to the Providence Children’s Museum. more
The 18th annual Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will feature more than 240 films from 62 countries and 34 states and a host of other activities throughout the state from Aug. 5-10. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank has donated $2,500 to Steppingstone and the First Step Inn for its work supporting the homeless. more
Citizens Bank in Providence has awarded a $5,000 TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship to Saunderstown resident Bevin Bankston for his community service work. more
Gamm artistic director discusses the theater’s future. more
Tomorrow Fund motorcycle fundraiser, Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic and more. more
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