Breast surgeon Dr. Christine Emmick served as Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’s keynote speaker. In an interview with PBN, she discusses the American Cancer Society’s work and how people can still donate.
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation.
For the third year in a row, Providence received a perfect score for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in the fifth annual Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which conducted the assessment in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute.
Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday.
Harbor Lights, a dining and event venue on Warwick Neck, announced it will host the first annual Fall Wine & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit its October charity partner, Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients …