Updated February 25 at 6:36pm
Social Welfare
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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
Three college scholarships and one vocational scholarship, totaling $4,500, for students in local high schools will be funded by the Westerly Community Credit Union for the 2016-17 school year. more
Park View Middle School in Cranston presented Operation Stand Down Rhode Island a $4,000 check in early December after raising the funds during its Annual Park View Middle School Veterans Day 5K. more
A Rhode Island native, Shandi Hanna graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor’s degree in social work and worked in that field for 10 years. Now she is the Rhode Island community engagement manager at LaunchCode, a St. Louis, Mo.-based nonprofit that helps place people in technology-centric jobs. more
(Updated 4:09 p.m.) Department of Human Services Director Melba Affigne Depeña and Chief Digital Officer Thom Guertin have resigned after the botched September rollout of the state’s new health and human eligibility computer system, known as UHIP, which delivers state aid to 300,000 Rhode Islanders. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Academy-award winning actress Geena Davis will serve as one of three keynote speakers at the 20th annual Bryant University Women’s Summit on March 17, according to a release by the school Wednesday. more
Anna Cano Morales, former director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, will be the associate vice president for community, equity and diversity at Rhode Island College, effective Jan. 17, according to a statement by the college on Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranks 22nd on a list of the most racially integrated states and 21st on another list of states that have made the most racial progress. more
Dr. Jack A. Elias is dean of medicine and biological sciences, the Frank L. Day professor of biology and professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University. more
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