A $10,000 award was given by Bristol County Savings Bank in support of Saint Vincent’s Home’s life-skills program, which serves young adults aged 14-21 living in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands.
A professional sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public.
The Lady Project, a Providence-based nonprofit organization that connects women in cities across the U.S. for economic-development and networking opportunities, announced the launch of its latest chapter in Albany, N.Y.
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history.
Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000.
The 1,100-plus CVS Health MinuteClinic locations across the country will observe Valentine’s Day this year by offering free “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings – measuring total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index – for its customers.